Harry Brearley

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Birthday
18, 1871
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 14, 1948 (77)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1871
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 14, 1948 (77)

About

English chemist who was considered the creator of stainless steel, but his discovery was based on the research by others that went back decades.

Before Fame

He left school at age 12 to work in one of the city's steel mills.

Trivia

He founded The Freshgate Trust Foundation in 1941, dedicated to exposing young people of modest upbringings to culture, arts, travel, and music.

Family Life

His father was a steelmaker as well.

Associated With

He and the business magnate Andrew Carnegie both promoted the use of stainless steel.