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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Sidney Gilchrist Thomas (1850 – 85)

Sidney Gilchrist Thomas was essentially an amateur scientist, and died young, but he was responsible ...

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Edward Thomas (1794 – c.1850)

Edward Thomas was an engineer born in Bristol, England, who developed mechanical engineering ...

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