Thomas Parker (1843 – 1915)

A pioneer of the British electrical industry, Thomas Parker was described by Lord Kelvin as the ...

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Sir Charles Algernon Parsons (1854 – 1931)

He was born in London of a family whose roots were at Birr in Ireland. He studied at Trinity ...

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Alan Pegler (1920 – 2012)

Alan Pegler was one of the pioneers of the heritage railway movement in the United Kingdom, which ...

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Sir John Pender (1816 – 1896)

Sir John Pender was a pioneer of telegraphic communications whose work transformed the nature of the ...

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Armand Peugeot (1849 – 1915)

Armand Peugeot was one of the founders of the French motor car manufacturing industry. He was born ...

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Gerard Philips (1858 – 1942)

Gerard Leonard Frederik Philips was an entrepreneur whose company produced on a large scale some of ...

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Frank Pick (1878 – 1941)

Frank Pick was the manager who created what was probably Europe`s best urban passenger transport ...

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Giovanni Battista Pirelli (1848 – 1942)

The name Pirelli is familiar across Europe, wherever motor cars are driven, and particularly where ...

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Chistopher Polhem (1661 – 1751)

Christopher Polhem was a polymath whose understanding of the natural world was based on experience ...

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