Francis Egerton (1736 – 1803)

The achievements of the third Duke of Bridgewater were summarised in 1805 by Thomas Telford who ...

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Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (1832 – 1923)

The French civil engineer Gustave Eiffel developed an international practice particularly for large ...

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Friedrich Engelhorn (1821 – 1902)

The multinational chemical company BASF was founded by Friedrich Engelhorn in 1865 in what is now ...

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Friedrich Engels (1820 – 95)

Friedrich Engels wrote one of the classic critiques of the consequences of the Industrial Revolution ...

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Christine Englerth (1767 – 1838)

Christine Englerth was a businesswoman who developed coal mines in the early nineteenth century in ...

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Nils Ericson (1802 – 70)

Nils Ericson was one of the leading engineers of canals and railways in Sweden. He was born in 1802 ...

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Lars Magnus Ericsson (1846 – 1926)

The telecommunications company Ericsson is world famous today. It was founded in 1876 by the ...

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Alfred Escher (1819 – 82)

By combing a political career with business, Alfred Escher had a formative influence on the economic ...

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Hans Caspar Escher (1775 – 1859)

The Swiss industrialist and architect Hans Caspar Escher was a key figure in the development of ...

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