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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Sir Harry Ricardo

1885 - 1974

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
1. Sir Harry Ricardo Marker
Inscription.
Mechanical
Engineer

was born here

 
Erected 2005 by English Heritage.
 
Location. 51° 31.178′ N, 0° 7.794′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Bedford Square just east of Bayley Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 Bedford Square, London Borough of Camden, England WC1B 3RA, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Cavendish (within shouting distance of this marker); Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett (within shouting distance of this marker); Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (within shouting distance of this marker); Lady Ottoline Morrell (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Aickman (within shouting distance of this marker); James Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Eldon (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Also see . . .  Harry Ricardo (Wikipedia). "Sir Harry Ralph Ricardo (26 January 1885 – 18 May 1974) was one
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
2. Sir Harry Ricardo Marker - Wide View
of the foremost engine designers and researchers in the early years of the development of the internal combustion engine....Among his many other works, he improved the engines that were used in the first tanks, oversaw the research into the physics of internal combustion that led to the use of octane ratings, was instrumental in development of the sleeve valve engine design, and invented the Diesel "Comet" Swirl chamber that made high-speed diesel engines economically feasible." (Submitted on December 21, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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