in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Cartography; World History; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1293 words.
Herrman, Augustine (1605?–1686?), merchant, attorney, ambassador, and mapmaker, was born in Prague, Bohemia, thought to be the son of Ephraim Augustin Herrman, a shopkeeper and city...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Education; Geology and the Lithosphere; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1272 words.
Horner, Leonard (1785–1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist, was born on 17 January 1785 at St George's Square, Edinburgh, the third and youngest son of John Horner (d....