Louis Renault (1877 – 1944)

Louis Renault, like Armand Peugeot and André Citroën established a motor car manufacturing company ...

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Sir Harry Ricardo (1885 – 1974)

Henry Ricardo made many innovations in mechanical engineering that had implications throughout ...

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William Richards (1756 – 1831)

Steam power was one of the critical innovations of the industrial revolution, allowing mechanical ...

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Ludwig August Riedinger (1809 – 79)

Ludwig August Riedinger achieved distinction in mechanical engineering and played a large part in ...

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Henry Roberts (1803 – 76)

Henry Roberts was an English architect whose designs influenced the provision of social housing ...

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Hermann Röchling (1872 – 1955)

Hermann Röchling was a German steel manufacturer who, over decades, polarized the German-French ...

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Alessandro Rossi (1821 – 98)

Alessandro Rossi was born in Schio, a citizen of the Habsburg Empire, which, until the ...

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Seebohm Rowntree (1871 – 1954)

Seebohm Rowntree was one of the most influential figures in social thinking in 20th century Europe. ...

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Giovanni Sacchi (1913 – 98)

Giovanni Sacchi was a maker of wooden models whose work had a profound influence on the design of ...

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