Henry Bessemer

Henry Bessemer bio

Birth Name: Henry Bessemer

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: January 19, 1813

Date Of Death: March 15, 1898

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Henry Bessemer was born on the 19th of January, 1813. He was known for being a Entrepreneur. Remembered most for inventing the “Bessemer process” of steel manufacturing, this nineteenth-century entrepreneur is also famous for designing a sea-sickness-proof ocean vessel called the SS Bessemer, as well as for building unique machines that used steam to convert bronze powder to gold paint.

Henry Bessemer was born in England. He spent his childhood in Charlton, Hertfordshire, England, and was awarded his first patent in 1838. He was the 1872 recipient of the Royal Society of Arts’ prestigious Albert Medal.

Henry Bessemer was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Henry Bessemer was born in 1810s.

Henry Bessemer is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Henry Bessemer’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Henry Bessemer’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Henry Bessemer kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Henry Bessemer was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Henry Bessemer
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Henry Bessemer was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Henry Bessemer was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Henry Bessemer had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Henry Bessemer’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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