Asked in Steam Engines
English inventor and engineer who perfected the steam engine during 1760?
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Asked in Computers, Computer History
When was the 1st computer development?
Charles Babbage, FRS (26 December 1791 London, England - 18 October 1871 Marylebone, London, England) was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer who originated the concept of a programmable computer. There were however mechanical devices. Thomas (Tommy) Harold Flowers, MBE (22 December 1905 - 28 October 1998) was an English engineer. During World War II, Flowers designed Colossus, the world's first programmable electronic computer, to help solve encrypted German messages. ...
Asked in Artists and Painters, Leonardo da Vinci
What did Leonardo da Vinci do during his lifetime?
He was a painter, scientist and inventor.
Asked in Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was an important artist and inventor during which period?
During the Italian High Renaissance.
Asked in Train Travel
What were railways like in Britain during 1750?
There were no railways in Britain in 1750. The first steam locomotive prototype was built in 1784 by William Murdoch, who was born in Scotland and worked as an engineer and inventor in Birmingham, England. The prototype was the basis for a later design that could carry 4.5 tons of cargo in addition to the driver. The first locomotive to be able to pull cargo cars on a track was developed in 1804 by Richard Trevithick, a British inventor and mining engineer. It...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Acura, Toyota Trucks and SUVs
Who made up cars?
:D I think i may have the answer to your question here ! The inventor of the car was Karl Benz. Karl Benz was an engineer and inventor who lived in Germany during the late 1800's and early 1900's. On January 29, 1886 Karl Benz patented the first car. On July 3, 1886 it was first demonstrated for the public in Mannheim, Germany. I hope this helps you ! ...
Asked in Inventions, Submarines
What was the name of the inventor of the German submarine?
Krupps engineer Raimondo Lorenzo was the first man to take a submarine from the batch headed for Russia during the Russo-Japanese War in 1904 and adapt it meet the needs of the German Navy. Commissioning it as U1 into the Imperial German Navy in 1906. ...
Asked in English Language
Language changed from what English to what English during the medieval period?
During the medieval period, middle English changed to modern English.
Asked in Renaissance
What important artistic developments happened during the renaissance?
During the Renaissance, artists rediscovered and perfected perspective. There was a focus on giving forms realistic shapes, and modern oil paint was invented. ...
Asked in History of England
What was the name of the English king who lost his head during the English civil war?
Charles I of England was the English king who lost his head during the English civil war. ...
Who is Frank Whittle and what did he invent?
Frank Whittle was an English engineer (and RAF officer) who is credited with developing one of the first practical turbine engines for use in aircraft. He worked parallel to a German engineer named Hans von Ohain (both of them claim to be "first") during the late 1930's and during the Second World War. While neither side widely used jet aircraft during the war, both the Axis and the Allies developed aircraft during the war that eventually lead to the "jet age" by...