Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Charles Earl Stanhope
Born: August 3, 1753
Death: December 15, 1816 (Age: 63)
- He was an accomplished scientist and inventor of the first iron printing press and a lens that bears his last name. He also invented a monochord for tuning musical instruments, suggested improvements in canal locks, conducted experiments in steam navigation, and created two calculating machines.
- Principles of Electricity (1779).
Honors and awards
- Elected a fellow of the Royal Society (1772).