Evans Evans (1765–1844)

In the early nineteenth century, Evan Evans was responsible for transferring the technologies of cotton spinning from Britain to the state ...

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Sam Eyde (1866–1940)

Eyde was a civil engineer and entrepreneur who pioneered hydroelectric power and its industrial uses in Norway. With Kristian Birkeland he ...

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Joaquim Tomé Fèteira (1846–1918)

One of the characteristics of industrialization is specialization: the concentration of production of certain products in a few places or ...

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James Finlayson (1772–1852)

James Finlayson was a Scotsman who played a large part in establishing the textile industry in Tampere, the principal industrial city in ...

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Karl Flanner (1920–2013)

The slave labour systems imposed by Nazi and Communist governments before, during and after the Second World War are commemorated in ...

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Henrich Focke (1890–1979)

Henrich Focke was a German aviation engineer who co-founded the Focke-Wulf company and produced the first commercially practical ...

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Anthony Herman Focker (1890–1939)

Anthony Fokker was one of the principal pioneers in Europe of the manufacture of aircraft. He was one of the first to make extensive use ...

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Georges Franju (1912–87)

Georges Franju was a French film director who made two documentaries that are of importance to students of industrial history. He had an ...

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Søren Frich (1827–1901)

Iron foundries and engineering works were essential to equip new industries in the industrial revolution. In Denmark, Søren Frich was an ...

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Abraham Ganz (1815–67)

Abraham Ganz founded an engineering company in Budapest that became the largest in Hungary and influenced developments in technology, ...

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Johann Rudolf Geigy-Merian (1830–1917)

Johnann Rudolf Geigy-Merian was a member of the family who established a pharmaceutical company in Basel which developed in the nineteenth ...

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Franz Anton Ritter von Gerstner (1796–1840)

Franz Anton Ritter von Gerstner was a railway engineer who worked internationally. He can be seen as the father of the railway in Austria ...

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Karl Ritter von Ghega (1802–60)

Karl Ritter von Ghega was engineer of the Semmeringbahn (the Semmering railway), generally regarded as the first main line railway to pass ...

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Philippe de Girard (1775–1845)

Philippe de Girard is one of the most outstanding 19th century scientists and inventors. He was born on 1st February 1775 in France in a ...

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Alfred George de Glehn (1848–1936)

Alfred de Glehn contributed as much as any individual engineer to the development of the steam locomotive, the principal means of moving ...

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Guetschlique (1793-1873) and Samson Godchaux (1811–87)

The Godchaux brothers established the earliest woollen factories in Luxembourg, from the 1830s onwards. Guetschlique (or Quetschlik) ...

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