Denys Fisher (b. May 11 1918, Leeds, England, d. September 17, 2002, Furness, England) was a toy maker and publisher of board games in the United Kingdom.
- He left Leeds University to join the family firm of Kingfisher
- In 1960 he left the firm to set up his own company, Denys Fisher Engineering, in Leeds.
- In 1961 the company won a contract with NATO to supply springs and precision component for its 20mm cannon.
- Between 1962 and 1964 he developed various drawing machines from Meccano pieces, eventually producing a prototype Spirograph. Patented in 16 countries, it went on sale in Schofield's Department store in Leeds in 1965.
- In 1970, he sold his company under the name of Denys Fisher Toys. The company went on to produce other toys and board games, before being bought by Hasbro.
- Through the 80's he continued to work with Hasbro in developing and refining Spirograph.
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