Charles Bianconi (1786 – 1875)

Charles (Carlo) Bianconi was an Italian who transformed passenger transport in Ireland in the ...

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August Borsig (1804 – 54)

(Johann Friedrich) August Borsig was the founder of one of Germany`s principal engineering ...

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Robert Bosch (1861 – 1942)

Robert Bosch is best-known in the history of technology for his role in the development of the spark ...

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George Bradshaw (1801 – 53)

George Bradshaw, cartographer, printer, engraver and publisher publicised the concept of travelling ...

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Thomas Brassey (1805 – 70)

Thomas Brassey was the first civil engineering contractor to work on a European, or rather on a ...

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Wernher von Braun (1912 – 77)

Wernher von Braun was one of the outstanding pioneers of rocket propulsion of the 20tth century, and ...

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Johann Gottfried Brügelmann (1750 – 1802)

Johann Gottfried Brügelmann brought the idea of the cotton factory from England to mainland Europe. ...

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806 – 59)

Isambard Kingdom Brunel was the most imaginative figure in the heroic age of British civil ...

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Éttorre Bugatti (1881 – 1947)

Éttorre Bugatti is best known as the builder of some of Europe’s most prestigious performance cars, ...

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