Henry Bessemer blue plaque in Sheffield

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Bessemer House (1901) Former offices of Bessemer Steel Co. Across the road Henry Bessemer in 1859 established the first commercial Bessemer melting shop in Britain, leading to the worldwide introduction of cheap bulk steel

Sir Henry Bessemer (19 January 1813 – 15 March 1898) was an English engineer, inventor, and businessman. Bessemer's name is chiefly known in connection with the Bessemer process for the manufacture of steel.

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