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|Death||168 years ago|
|Date of birth||March 22,1768|
|Date of died||February 27,1855|
|Resting place||Nunhead Cemetery|
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Bryan Donkin Life story
Bryan Donkin FRS FRAS developed the first paper making machine and created the world's first commercial canning factory. These were the basis for large industries that continue to flourish today.
What links Silicon Valley and tinned food?
... More things that made the modern economy: Girard employed an English merchant to patent the idea on his behalf - a necessary subterfuge, as Britain was at war with Napoleon - and an engineer and serial entrepreneur, Bryan Donkin, bought the patent for the tidy sum of £1,000...