George William Manby

Inventor

1765 – 1854

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Who was George William Manby?

Captain George William Manby FRS, 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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Born
Nov 28, 1765
Denver
Siblings
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Military Academy
Died
Nov 18, 1854
Great Yarmouth

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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