Werner von Siemens (1816 – 92)

Siemens was the imaginative founder of an electrical company that came to be the largest in Germany, ...

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Emil Škoda (1839 – 1900)

Emil Skoda was one of the engineers who laid the foundations for the prosperity of heavy industry in ...

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Ernest Solvay (1838 – 1922)

Ernest Solvay’s innovations transformed the chemical industry throughout Europe, and were the ...

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Margarete Steiff (1847 – 1909)

The life of Margarete Steiff is an heroic story of triumph over handicaps. It is also a significant ...

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George Stephenson (1781 – 1848)

George Stephenson is often called the father of the modern railway. As a civil engineer of railway ...

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Charles Theodoor Stork (1822 – 95)

Charles Stork set up an engineering works in Hengelo that transformed the economy of that small town ...

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Philip Sidney Stott (1858 – 1937)

Sidney Stott was the best-known of a family of Lancashire architects, specialising in the design of ...

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Bethel Henry Strousberg (1823 – 84)

Strousberg was a railway entrepreneur, born Baruch Hirsch Strousberg, to a Jewish family in ...

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Thomas Telford (1757 – 1834)

Thomas Telford was one of the first civil engineers to gain an international reputation. He trained ...

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