William Sturgeon
(1783-1850)

Died aged c. 67

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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WILLIAM STURGEON. Electrical Pioneer Inventor of the electro-magnetic motor. Born in Whittington 22nd May 1783

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