Definition of Stephenson, George in English:
( 1781–1848), English engineer, a pioneer of steam locomotives and railways. He built his first locomotive in 1814 and by 1825 had designed and driven an engine for the Stockton and Darlington Railway. With his son Robert ( 1803–59) he built the famous Rocket (1829), the prototype for all future steam locomotives. Robert is also famous as a bridge designer.
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