Scottish Inventor James Watt, (born January 19, 1736, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland—died August 25, 1819, Heathfield Hall, near Birmingham, Warwick, England), Scottish instrument maker and inventor whose steam engine contributed substantially to the Industrial Revolution. He was elected fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1785.
James Watt,1736, developed a steam engine that provided a huge impetus to the industrial revolution which started in England in late 18th century. Watt clearly one of the most influential people in human history. Watt's name and significance is recognised by the International System of Units which titles its unit of power the 'watt'.
Steam Engine, invented by James Watt in 1775. The steam engine was one of the first inventions in the Industrial Revolution it's impact was that it replaced other types of power in the industrial field and it was slowly used in more than just the mines.
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