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John Elder

(1824—1869)


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

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John the elder Calcraft (1726—1772) politician

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

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

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

John the elder Kersey (1616—1677) mathematician

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

Elder, John [Jhone Eldar]

Kersey, John, the elder

Edwin, John, the elder

Braithwaite, John, the elder

Calcraft, John, the elder

Cleveley the elder, John

Bettes, John, the elder

Colt the elder, John

Tradescant, John, the elder

Hawley, John, the elder

 

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(1824–1869),

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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