Person    | Male  Born 26/11/1810  Died 2/6/1857

William George Armstrong

Categories: Industry

Born Newcastle. Armaments manufacturer and industrialist. Developed the hydraulic accumulator.

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William George Armstrong

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Hydraulic power

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