August Thyssen (1842 – 1926)

August Thyssen was one of the principal entrepreneurs in the iron and steel industry of the ...

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Richard Trevithick (1771 – 1833)

Richard Trevithick made an enormous contribution to the development of steam power. He developed the ...

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Martin Triewald (1691 – 1747)

Martin Triewald was a merchant, engineer and amateur physicist who did much to introduce new ...

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Dr Oscar Troplowitz (1863 – 1918)

The pharmaceutical industry is often considered to be concerned primarily with drugs that combat ...

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Jan Verbruggen (1712 – 81)

Jan Verbruggen was a foundryman through whom important machine tool techniques were transmitted from ...

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Sir Cornelius Vermuyden (1595 – 1683)

Cornelius Vermuyden was one of the most talented of Dutch drainage and waterways engineers, and was ...

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Sir James Walker (1781 – 1862)

In his youth James Walker worked with some of the outstanding civil engineers of the Industrial ...

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James Watt (1736 – 1819)

James Watt was a genius of many talents who was at the heart of the technological and economic ...

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Josiah Wedgwood (1730 – 95)

Joseph Wedgwood was, in his lifetime, the best-known pottery manufacturer in Europe. He made many ...

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