Paul La Cour (1846 – 1908)

Paul La Cour was a pioneer in the application of wind-power, a sphere in which Denmark has led ...

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Carl Gustaf Patrick de Laval (1845 – 1913)

Laval was a Swedish engineer whose innovations profoundly influenced the growth of the dairy ...

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William Hesketh Lever, first Viscount Leverhulme (1851 – 1925)

W H Lever was a successful soap manufacturer who founded the model industrial village of Port ...

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William Lindley (1808 – 1900)

William Lindley was an engineer and urban planner who spread main sewer design on modern principles ...

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John Lombe (1693 – 1722)

The brothers Thomas Lombe and John Lombe together revolutionised the spinning of silk in England by ...

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Jan Jósef Ignacy Lukasiewicz (1822 – 82)

Jan Jósef Ignacy Łukasiewicz was one of the outstanding pioneers of the oil industry in Europe, the ...

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