John Cockerill – a British-born engineer.
Born — 3 August 1790
Haslingden, Lancashire, England
Died — 9 June 1840
Warsaw, Congress Poland
Son of William Cockerill
An inventor and engineer who started the John Cockerill company in Belgium since 1817.
William’s startup business was manufacturing machines for the spinning and carding of wood for the firm Simonis et Biolley.