Georges Franju (1912–87)

Georges Franju was a French film director who made two documentaries that are of importance to students of industrial history. He had an ...

more

Søren Frich (1827–1901)

Iron foundries and engineering works were essential to equip new industries in the industrial revolution. In Denmark, Søren Frich was an ...

more

Abraham Ganz (1815–67)

Abraham Ganz founded an engineering company in Budapest that became the largest in Hungary and influenced developments in technology, ...

more

Johann Rudolf Geigy-Merian (1830–1917)

Johnann Rudolf Geigy-Merian was a member of the family who established a pharmaceutical company in Basel which developed in the nineteenth ...

more

Franz Anton Ritter von Gerstner (1796–1840)

Franz Anton Ritter von Gerstner was a railway engineer who worked internationally. He can be seen as the father of the railway in Austria ...

more

Karl Ritter von Ghega (1802–60)

Karl Ritter von Ghega was engineer of the Semmeringbahn (the Semmering railway), generally regarded as the first main line railway to pass ...

more

Philippe de Girard (1775–1845)

Philippe de Girard is one of the most outstanding 19th century scientists and inventors. He was born on 1st February 1775 in France in a ...

more

Alfred George de Glehn (1848–1936)

Alfred de Glehn contributed as much as any individual engineer to the development of the steam locomotive, the principal means of moving ...

more

Jean-Baptiste Andre Godin (1817–88)

Jean-Baptiste Godin was a successful entrepreneur whose name is familiar to every Frenchman as a manufacture of cast-iron stoves and ...

more

Karl Godulla (1781–1848)

In the early nineteenth century Karl Godulla (or Karolus Godula) was a pioneer of the industrial revolution in Silesia - then in Prussia ...

more

Ernö Goldfinger (1902–87)

Erno Goldfinger was one of the pioneers of the modern movement in architect. His career spanned several countries, and he profoundly ...

more

Karl Gölsdorf (1861–1916)

Karl Gölsdorf was an outstanding locomotive engineer, and the son of a locomotive engineer, Louis Adolf Golsdorf (1837-1911), a Viennese ...

more

Göran Fredrik Göransson (1819–1900)

Göran Fredrik Göransson was one of Europe’s first industrialists who had a truly international perspective on industry, technology and ...

more

Ernest Goüin (1815–85)

Ernest Goüin was one of the civil and mechanical engineers in France responsible for great infrastructure projects. He created the ...

more

Knud Graah (1817–1909)

Born and educated in Denmark, Knud Graah developed cotton mills in the Norwegian capital in the mid-nineteenth century and ran them and ...

more

Eusebi Güell (1846–1918)

Eusebi Guell was a Catalan textile entrepreneur, best known as a patron of the architect Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926) and as the creator of a ...

more