Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 142,990 pages of information and 229,205 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Sir William Herschel, KH, FRS, a Hanoverian-born British astronomer, technical expert, composer, and brother of Caroline Herschel.
1738 Born Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel in Germany on 15 November
1822 Died 25 August