William Sturgeon blue plaque in Whittington
WILLIAM STURGEON. Electrical Pioneer Inventor of the electro-magnetic motor. Born in Whittington 22nd May 1783
William Sturgeon (22 May 1783 – 4 December 1850) was an English physicist and inventor who made the first electromagnets, and invented the first practical English electric motor.
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- Location: Main Street
- Parish: Whittington
- District Council: Lancaster City Council
- District Council Ward: Upper Lune Valley
- County Council: Lancashire County Council
- County Council Electoral Division: Lancaster Rural East
- UK Parliament Constituency: Morecambe and Lunesdale
- Region: North West
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