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Boris Hagelin
Inventor and business man - this page is a stub

Boris Casear Wilhelm Hagelin (2 July 1892 - 7 September 1983) was a Russian-born Swedish engineer, inventor of cipher machines and businessman. In 1921 he developed his first cipher machine, whilst working for A.B. Cryptograph of Arvid Gerhard Damm in Stockholm (Sweden), of which his father, Karl Wilhelm Hagelin, was an investor. Boris Hagelin later became one of the largest and arguably most successful manufacturers of cipher machines: Crypto AG.
 
This page currently acts only as a placeholder for information about Boris Hagelin. It will eventually be updated with a more complete overview of his life. In the meantime, please refer to his publications [I][II] or to his page on Wikipedia [1].   

 
Publications
  1. Boris Hagelin, Die Geschichte der Hagelin-Cryptos
    Original manuscript by Boris Hagelin in German language. Zug, Fall 1979.

  2. Boris Hagelin, The Story of Hagelin Cryptos
    English translation of the above. BCW Hagelin, Zug, Spring 1981. Later edited by David Kahn and published in Cryptologia, Volume 18, Issue 3, July 1994, pp 204-242.

Patents

  1. Declassified by NSA on 17 June 2014 (EO 13526).

References
  1. Wikipedia, Boris Hagelin
    Retrieved July 2015.

  2. Boris Hagelin, Die Geschichte der Hagelin-Cryptos
    Original manuscript by Boris Hagelin in German language. Zug, Fall 1979.

  3. Boris Hagelin, The Story of Hagelin Cryptos
    English translation of the above. BCW Hagelin, Zug, Spring 1981. Later edited by David Kahn and published in Cryptologia, Volume 18, Issue 3, July 1994, pp 204-242.

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