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1821-1881 - Upper James Street (Westminster) Architecture & Engineering & Radicalism & Theatre & Italy & place: Naples Civil engineer Benedetto Albano was born about 1796 in Naples. Whilst studying architecture in his home town, he became associated with the 1559-1566 - Not traced (Greenwich) Church History & Engineering & Italy & place: Trento Lawyer and engineer Jacob Acontius was born Jacopo Aconcio around 1520 in Trento. After studing law, he entered the service of Francesco Landriano, 1783-1791 - Bartlett’s Buildings (City of London) Watch Making & Engineering & Trade & Commerce & Swiss & place: La Chaux-de-Fonds Watchmaker and mechanic Pierre Jaquet-Droz was born on 28 July 1721 at La Chaux-de-Fonds in the canton of Neuchâtel. He studied mathematics and 1824-1892 - Thavies Inn (Holborn) Engineering & Transport & Swiss & place: Zürich Mechanical engineer and inventor was born on 6 December 1786 in Zurich. Having been apprenticed to a mill-wright at Haupteuil in Thurgau, he became 1832-1915 - Frognal Lane (Hampstead) Clubs & Societies & Engineering & Transport & Travel & Sardegna Electrical engineer Charles Ernest Paolo della Diana Spagnoletti was born at Brompton on 12 July 1832. His father Ernesto was a musician and his