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There is evidence of the basic umbrella being used over four thousand years ago in places like ancient Egypt, Assyria, Greece and China. They were originally designed and used for shade against the sun. However, the Chinese then used wax to waterproof them so they could be used in rain. Initially, umbrellas were for the use of women only. However, a Persian traveller called Jonas Hanway used an umbrella in public for thirty years. This made the invention more popular with men.

It is said chang li hua invented the basic umbrella and there is also proof that he had invented the basic umbrella in books and handwritten objects.

It is very improbable historically, but it has been postulated, though never proved, that it had been invented in Italy by a man named Umberto Rella, who named his invention after himself using a combination of portions of his first and last names: Umb rella.
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Who invented umbrella?

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Where was the umbrella invented?

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When was the umbrella invented?

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Why was the umbrella invented?

To block sun or rain. In French hand other european languages the umbrella has two names: parapluie, which means against the rain, and parasol, which means against the sun.

How was the umbrella invented?

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What was the name of the person who invented the umbrella?

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Why were umbrellas invented?

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