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James Watt

*1736 in in Greenock
+1819 in in Heathfield


   

James Watt

James Watt was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist
who improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine
with his Watt steam engine in 1781, which was fundamental to the changes
brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.


2017 J. Giesen

zuletzt gešndert: 11. Jan. 2017