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Richard

Arkwright

Artistic period 1751 to 1800

Nationality

English

Birth

1732 (Preston)

Death

1792 (Cromford)

Biography

Sir Richard Arkwright (* 23. December 1732 in Preston, Lancashire; † 3. August 1792 in Cromford) was a wealthy textile industrialist and inventor who owned numerous patents in the field of spinning. He is considered the founder of the textile industry.