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Sir Ambrose Fleming

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Sir Ambrose Fleming

Person  Male  Born 29/11/1849  Died 18/4/1945

Categories: Art, Photography, Engineering

Electrical engineer. Born John Ambrose Fleming in a house named Greenfield in Lancaster. Best known for inventing the first thermionic valve or vacuum tube. He was also an accomplished photographer and watercolourist. He died at his home (also called Greenfield), in Manor Road, Sidmouth, Devon.

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Sir Ambrose Fleming

Sir Ambrose Fleming, 1849 - 1945, scientist and electrical engineer, lived he...

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