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Born on June 9
Passed Away on August 12
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George Stephenson George Stephenson (1781-1848) was a English engineer who built the first successful steam locomotive, and who also invented a safety lamp in 1815.

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He was appointed engineer of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, the world's first public railway, in 1821, and of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1826. In 1829 he won a 500 prize with his locomotive, Rocket.

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George Stephenson was an English civil engineer.

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Date Added: 26 June '12

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