Sir Henry Bessemer (1813 – 1898) Was An English Inventor, Whose Steelmaking P ...
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Description: Sir Henry Bessemer (1813 – 1898) was an English inventor, whose steelmaking process became the most important technique for making steel in the nineteenth century. The Bessemer Process involved using oxygen in air blown through molten pig iron to burn off the impurities and thus create steel.