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William Fairbairn

Scottish civil engineer

Died when: 85 years 180 days (1025 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

 

William Fairbairn

Sir William Fairbairn, 1st Baronet of Ardwick (19 February 1789 – 18 August 1874) was a Scottish civil engineer, structural engineer and shipbuilder.In 1854 he succeeded George Stephenson and Robert Stephenson to become the third president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.


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