Victor Hasselblad (1906–1978)

The Hasselblad company pioneered new technology in photography in the twentieth century. Its origins throw interesting light on the ...

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John Haswell (1812–97)

John Haswell was one of several nineteenth-century Scotsmen who established large scale industries in continental Europe. He was born in ...

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Sir John Hawkshaw (1811–91)

Sir John Hawkshaw was one of a generation of British civil engineers whose expertise contributed to the development of railways and ports ...

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Artur Hazelius (1833–1901)

Artur Hazelius founded the open air museum called Skansen at Stockholm, which has given its name to collections of buildings that have ...

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Alfred Henry Heineken (1923–2002)

Alfred Heineken transformed his family’s brewing business in the second half of the 20th century into a global concern, while maintaining ...

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Friedrich Karl Henkel (1848–1920)

Domestic cleaning products are some of the least romantic products of twentieth- and twenty-first-century industry, and their historical ...

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Sophie Henschel (1841–1915)

Sophie Henschel led the Henschel engineering company, which built railway locomotives and other mechanical equipment, from 1894 to 1912. ...

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George Herbert (1814–1902)

The memoirs of George Herbert portray with unusual clarity the way of life of an urban craftsman, who happened to be English, but who ...

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Friedrich Anton von Heynitz (1725–1802)

Friedrich Anton von Heynitz was acknowledged in his lifetime as the greatest expert in Germany on mining, metallurgy, salt workings and ...

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John Holker (1719–86)

John Holker is an early example of the significance of political refugees in the transfer industrial expertise between countries. He left ...

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Franciscus Quirien den Hollander (1893–1982)

Franciscus Quirien den Hollander was a railway manager, notable in the Netherlands as the man who directed the re-building of the railway ...

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Archibald Hood (1823–1902)

Archibald Hood was one of the mining engineers who transformed the coal industry in Europe in the course of the 19th century. He was born ...

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Sir Ebenezer Howard (1850–1928)

Ebenezer Howard was a major figure in the history of town planning, recognised internationally for inspiring the ‘garden city’ movement.  ...

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Kenneth Hudson (1916–99)

Kenneth Hudson was one of the pioneers of the study of industrial heritage, not only in his native England but across most of Europe. He ...

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John James Hughes (1814–89)

John Hughes was a Welshman who gave his name to one of Europe’s largest heavy industrial complexes. He was born at Merthyr Tydfil where ...

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Otto Intze (1843–1904)

Two engineering principles are named after the hydraulic engineer Professor Otto Intze: one relating to water towers and the other to ...

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