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William George Armstrong (1810 - 1900)

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William George "1st Baron Armstrong" Armstrong
Born in Northumberland, England, United Kingdommap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdommap
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Profile last modified | Created 20 Dec 2017 | Last significant change: 7 Jan 2019
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William was born in 1810. He was the son of William Armstrong. William Armstrong was an English industrialist who founded the Armstrong Whitworth manufacturing concern on Tyneside. He was also an eminent scientist, inventor and philanthropist. In collaboration with the architect Richard Norman Shaw, he built Cragside in Northumberland, the first house in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity. He is regarded as the inventor of modern artillery. He passed away in 1900.


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