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Reader’s comment: The history men


In response to Chris Morrison: Pale, male and stale excluded – no wonder we have a magistrate shortage,

John Horne Took wrote:

Male, pale and stale like these men:

Sir James Dewar
Edwin Beard Budding
Alastair Pilkington
Joseph Swan
J S Fry
Charles Wheatstone
William Cooke
John Boyd Dunlop
George William Manby
Percy Shaw
Richard Trevithick
Tim Berners-Lee
Joseph Priestley
Alexander Wood
Isaac Newton
Alexander Graham Bell
Owen Maclaren
Charles Parsons
John Harrison
John Logie Baird
William Perkin
John Charnley
George Stephenson
Ernest Swinton
William Addis
Frederick Walton
Peter Hobbs
Robert Whitehead
George Cayley
Frank Whittle
Trevor Baylis
John Kemp Starley
Joseph Aspdin
George Cayley
Jethro Tull
Harry Brearley
Richard Arkwright
Henry Bessemer
Michael Faraday
William Henry Fox Talbot
Joseph Bramah
Joseph Bazalgette
Tommy Flowers
Christopher Cockerell
Peter Durand
Ian Helmore
Charles Macintosh
John Shepherd-Barron
Hubert Cecil Booth
Frederick William Lanchester
etc. etc.

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