This man invented steel, a short time before the Second Industrial Revolution, but during the Industrial Revolution, the process to make it became more and more streamlined. This easy to manufacture steel, a very strong and useful material, became a staple of buildings and tools.
On January 19, 1813, English engineer, inventor, and businessman Sir Henry Bessemer was born. Bessemer’s name is chiefly known in connection with the Bessemer process, the first process for manufacturing steel inexpensively
Henry Bessemer invented the process that would later lead to the steel producing companies of the industrial revolution. His reach was both positive and negative in that it impacted the workers and leaders in completely different realms.