Carlos Carbonell y Morand (1856–1917)

Carlos Carbonell y Morand was an important figure in the development and promotion of the olive oil industry in Andalucía, Spain. He ...

more

Edmond Cartwright (1742–1823)

The Church of England clergyman, poet and inventor Edmond Cartwright started a revolution in the mechanisation of textile weaving. While ...

more

Coco Chanel (1883–1971)

The career of Coco Chanel exemplifies the power of brands in twentieth-century industry and the extension of the market for luxury goods ...

more

Victor Chávarri Salazar (1857–1900)

Victor Francisco Chávarri Salazar was an industrialist and businessman who contributed to the industrial development of Vizcaya (the ...

more

Víctor Chávarri y Anduiza (1888–1970)

Like his father, Victor Chávarri senior (1854-1900), Victor José Luis Paulino de Chávarri y Anduiza became a major figure in the Basque ...

more

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

Yefim Cherapanov (1774-1842) and his son Miron Yefimovich Cherapanov (1803-49) lived in the ironworking city of Nizhny Tagil in the Urals ...

more

André Citroën (1878–1935)

Paris, for many decades in the twentieth century, was one of Europe’s principal motor car manufacturing centres, and on a 19 ha site at ...

more

John Cockerill (1790–1840)

John Cockerill was the archetype of those British engineers who took the technologies of the Industrial Revolution to continental Europe ...

more

Thomas Cook (1808–92)

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

more

Henry Cort (c.1741–1800)

In 1784, Henry Cort invented one of the most important iron-making processes of the Industrial Revolution. This was a new method of ...

more

Theodor von Cramer-Klett (1817–84)

Theodor von Cramer-Klett (born Theodor Cramer) was born in Vienna and initially worked in his father’s soap business in that city. Later ...

more

Thomas Russell Crampton (1816–88)

Thomas Russell Crampton is best-known as the designer of a distinctive type of steam locomotive that was more popular in continental ...

more

Silvio Benigno Crespi (1868–1944)

Silvio Benigno Crespi was principally responsible for the building of Crespi d’Adda the most spectacular industrial community in Italy. ...

more

Johann Baptist Czjzek Edler von Smidaich (1841–1925)

Johann Baptist Čžjžek Edler von Smidaich was one of the leading entrepreneurs in the Habsburg Empire with interests in several major ...

more