John Elder


'John Elder' can also refer to...

John Eddowes the elder Bowman (1785—1841) naturalist

John Elder (fl. c. 1523—1575) cartographer and propagandist

John the elder Bettes (c. 1536—1565) portrait painter and wood-engraver

John the elder Braithwaite (1760—1818) engineer and diver

John the elder Calcraft (1726—1772) politician

John the elder Edwin (1749—1790) actor and singer

John the elder Hawley (c. 1350—1408) pirate, merchant, and administrator

John the elder Kersey (1616—1677) mathematician

John the elder Tradescant (c. 1600—1633) gardener and collector

Sir John the elder Bramston (1577—1654) judge


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British engineer and pioneer of steam compound machinery. In his short life, John Elder revolutionized steam engine design and manufacture. This was one of the factors that enabled the ...

Subjects: Maritime History.

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