William knox d'arcy
William knox d'arcy
William Knox D'Arcy


Died aged c. 68

William Knox D'Arcy (11 October 1849 – 1 May 1917) was one of the principal founders of the oil and petrochemical industry in Persia (Iran). Concession to explore, obtain, and market oil, natural gas, asphalt, and ozocerite was given to him and the concession known as D’Arcy concession in Iran. - DbPedia

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