James Nasmyth
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Born: August 19, 1808

Died: May 7, 1890 (aged 81)

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Inventor

Bio: James Hall Nasmyth was a Scottish engineer and inventor famous for his development of the steam hammer. He was the co-founder of Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company manufacturers of machine tools. He retired at the age of 48, and moved to Penshurst, Kent where he developed his hobbies of astronomy and photography.

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