Bentham, Sir Samuel
- born Jan. 11, 1757, Englanddied May 31, 1831, LondonBritish engineer, naval architect, and navy official.He was the brother of Jeremy Bentham and father of the botanist George Bentham (1800–84). An early advocate of explosive-shell weapons for warships, Bentham led Russian vessels fitted with shell guns to victory over a larger Turkish force in 1788. In England he developed the Arrow class of sloops used against France. He served as commissioner of the navy (1807–12).
* * *▪ British engineerborn Jan. 11, 1757, Englanddied May 31, 1831, LondonBritish engineer, naval architect, and navy official in Russia (1780–91) and England (from 1795) who was an early advocate of explosive-shell weapons for warships.Bentham led Russian vessels fitted with shell guns to victory over a larger Turkish force (June 7, 1788). As inspector of naval works in England, he developed the Arrow class of sloops used against France. He was the brother of the philosopher Jeremy Bentham and father of the botanist George Bentham.
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Bentham, Sir Samuel — SUBJECT AREA: Ports and shipping [br] b. 11 January 1757 England d. 31 May 1831 London, England [br] English naval architect and engineer. [br] He was the son of Jeremiah Bentham, a lawyer. His mother died when he was an infant and his early… … Biographical history of technology
Bentham, Sir Samuel — (11 ene. 1757, Inglaterra–31 may. 1831, Londres). Ingeniero, arquitecto naval y oficial de marina británico. Fue el hermano de Jeremy Bentham y padre del botánico George Bentham (n. 1800–m. 1884). Un antiguo partidario de las armas con municiones … Enciclopedia Universal
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Samuel Bentham — (* 11. Januar 1757 in England; † 31. Mai 1831 in London) war ein britischer Ingenieur, Schiffsarchitekt und Seeoffizier in Russland (1779/80–1791) und England (seit 1795). Bentham war d … Deutsch Wikipedia
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