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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Heinrich Lanz (1838 – 1905)

The German engineering manufacturer Heinrich Lanz created under his own name a brand of agricultural ...

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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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Louis Le Chatelier (1815 – 73)

Henri Louis Le Chatelier was a French scientist, engineer and administrator who promoted economic ...

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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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Fredrik (1875 - 1964) & Birger Ljungström (1872 – 1948)

The Ljungström brothers of Sweden were internationally recognised inventors and designers in ...

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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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Henryk Lubieński (1793 – 1883)

In the early industrialisation of Poland, Henryk Łubieński was a central figure. He was behind the ...

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