Paul La Cour (1846–1908)

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

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Heinrich Lanz (1838–1905)

The German engineering manufacturer Heinrich Lanz created under his own name a brand of agricultural machinery and steam engines that ...

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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 industry and the development of steam ...

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Louis Le Chatelier (1815–73)

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

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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 Sunlight, one of the most significant of its ...

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William Lindley (1808–1900)

William Lindley was an engineer and urban planner who spread main sewer design on modern principles across Europe. He was born and died in ...

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

The Ljungström brothers of Sweden were internationally recognised inventors and designers in mechanical engineering and materials science. ...

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John Lombe (1693–1722)

The brothers Thomas Lombe and John Lombe together revolutionised the spinning of silk in England by building a water-powered factory. It ...

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Henryk Lubieński (1793–1883)

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

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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 inventor of the kerosene lamp, and ...

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