Reinhold Burger (1866 – 1954)

Reinhold Burger was born in the glassmaking community at Baruth, south of Berlin, and through his ...

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Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971)

The career of Coco Chanel exemplifies the power of brands in twentieth-century industry and the ...

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Yefim (1774 - 1842) & Miron Yefimvich Cherapanow (1803 – 1849)

Yefim Cherapanov (1774-1842) and his son Miron Yefimovich Cherapanov (1803-49) lived in the ...

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André Citroën (1878 – 1935)

Paris, for many decades in the twentieth century, was one of Europe’s principal motor car ...

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John Cockerill (1790 – 1840)

John Cockerill was the archetype of those British engineers who took the technologies of the ...

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Thomas Cook (1808 – 92)

Thomas Cook was one of several entrepreneurs who in the mid-nineteenth century popularised railway ...

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Henry Cort (c.1741 – 1800)

In 1784, Henry Cort invented one of the most important iron-making processes of the Industrial ...

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Theodor von Cramer-Klett (1817 – 84)

Theodor von Cramer-Klett (born Theodor Cramer) was born in Vienna and initially worked in his ...

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Thomas Russell Crampton (1816 – 88)

Thomas Russell Crampton is best-known as the designer of a distinctive type of steam locomotive that ...

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