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Congreve, Sir William

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  • Congreve, Sir William — SUBJECT AREA: Weapons and armour [br] b. 20 May 1772 London, England d. 16 May 1828 Toulouse, France [br] English developer of military rockets. [br] He was the eldest son of Lieutenant General Sir William Congreve, Colonel Commandant of the… …   Biographical history of technology

  • CONGREVE, SIR WILLIAM —    an English artillery officer, inventor of the rocket which bears his name (1772 1828) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Congreve, Sir William, 2nd Baronet — ▪ British inventor born May 20, 1772, London, Eng. died May 16, 1828, Toulouse, France       English artillery officer and inventor, best known for his military rocket, which was a significant advance on earlier black powder rockets. It provided… …   Universalium

  • Sir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet — (May 20 1772 ndash; May 16, 1828), was an English inventor and rocket artillery pioneer distinguished for his development and deployment of Congreve rockets. He was son of Lt. General Sir William Congreve, 1st Baronet, the Comptroller of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sir William Congreve, 1st Baronet — Lieutenant General Sir William Congreve, 1st Baronet (d. 1814)During the second half of the 18th century, the British government became increasingly concerned over the volume and quality of gunpowder produced by the private manufacturers. It… …   Wikipedia

  • William congreve (inventeur) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir William Congreve. William Congreve Sir William Congreve (20 mai …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Congreve (inventeur) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir William Congreve. William Congreve Sir William Congreve (20 mai 1772, dans le Kent 16 mai …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Congreve Baronets — Sir William Congreve, 1st Baronet …   Wikipedia

  • William Congreve (Erfinder) — Sir William Congreve (* 20. Mai 1772 in Kent; † 15. Mai 1828 in Toulouse) war ein britischer Offizier der Artillerie und Ingenieur. Congreve wurde bekannt durch die nach ihm benannten Raketen, die Congreveschen Raketen. William Congreve… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Congreve (disambiguation) — William Congreve (1670 1729) was an English playwright and poet.William Congreve may also refer to:*Sir William Congreve, 1st Baronet (died 1814), father of the inventor *Sir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet (1772 1828), inventor *Billy Congreve… …   Wikipedia

  • Congreve — may refer to: Congreve (crater), a lunar crater Congreve (horse), an Argentine thoroughbred racehorse who sired Kayak II Galfred Congreve (b. 1850), Scottish amateur international footballer Walter Norris Congreve, Governor of Malta from 1924 to… …   Wikipedia

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