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George William Manby

English author and inventor

1765   -   1854

country of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Great Britain
language of expression: English
educated at: Royal Military Academy
occupation: engineer, inventor
award received: Fellow of the Royal Society

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Captain George William Manby FRS (28 November 1765 – 18 November 1854) was an English author and inventor. He designed an apparatus for saving life from shipwrecks and also the first modern form of fire extinguisher.
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Journal of a Voyage to Greenland, in the Year 1821

1st edition of a book by George William Manby

author: George William Manby


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