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Siemens, Sir (Charles) William [formerly Karl Wilhelm] (1823–1883), electrical engineer and metallurgist

H. T. Wood

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25528

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Siemens, Sir (Charles) William [formerly Karl Wilhelm] (1823–1883), electrical engineer and metallurgist, was born at Lenthe, Hanover, the fourth son of Christian Ferdinand Siemens (1787–1840) and his wife, Eleonore, née Deichmann. To avoid confusion with his younger brother Karl Heinrich, he was known as ...

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Subjects: Electrical Engineering ; Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion ; Medicinal Chemistry

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