Georges Nagelmackers (1845 – 1905)

Georges Nagelmackers established an international company that came to symbolise luxury travel by ...

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James Nasmyth (1808 – 90)

James Nasmyth was an innovative engineer and a successful entrepreneur, whose writings about his ...

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Henri (Heinrich) Nestlé (1814 – 90)

Henri Nestle was born in 1814 in Frankfurt-am-Main, then a free city, was apprenticed as a ...

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Thomas Newcomen (1663 – 1729)

Thomas Newcomen, an ironmonger from the port of Dartmouth in Devon, became aware of the difficulties ...

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Marie Nisser (1937 – 2011)

Marie Nisser was an art historian who came to be fascinated by the industrial heritage and greatly ...

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Ludwig (1831 - 88) & Robert Nobel (1829 – 96)

The member of the Nobel family most remembered today is Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and ...

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Alfred Berhard Nobel (1833 – 96)

Born in Sweden, the Alfred Nobel spent moved to Russia in 1842, where his father was employed in a ...

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