Earl E. Bakken, Pacemaker Inventor and Medtronic Founder, Dies at 94

October 30, 2018

Earl E. Bakken, who, working in a Minneapolis garage, invented the first wearable, battery-powered pacemaker and went on to help create the world’s largest medical device company, died on Sunday at his home in Hawaii. He was 94.

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