Person    | Male  Born 4/4/1823  Died 19/11/1883

Sir William Siemens

Categories: Industry, Science

Born Germany. Electrical engineer, inventor and businessman.
Came to England in 1843 with an electro-plating invention. Became naturalised British subject in 1859. Also worked with the regenerative furnace, the electric telegraph and the introduction of electricity into people's home.
Died at home, 3 Palace Houses, Bayswater Road.

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Sir William Siemens

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Siemens at IC

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