Edmund Cartwright facts

Edmund Cartwright
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Edmund Cartwright
Born 24 April 1743
Nottinghamshire
Died 30 October 1823
Hastings, Sussex
Resting place Battle, Sussex
Nationality English
Occupation Clergyman, Inventor
Known for Power loom
Religion Christian (Anglican)
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Edmund Cartwright (24 April 1743 – 30 October 1823) was an English inventor. He graduated from Oxford University. He was an Anglican clergyman and in 1785 he invented the power loom.

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