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Sebastian de Ferranti
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Born in Liverpool, Merseyside
Born on 9th of April 1864
Died on 13rd of January 1930

Born 1864. Died 1930 - English electrical engineer and inventor.

Innovator in the development of electrical engineering. Patented the Ferranti dynamo at the age of 16. Formulated idea of large-scale generation and distribution of electricity. Appointed chief electrician to London Electric Supply Corporation in 1887. Founded the firm Ferranti Ltd in 1905.

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