Siemens, Sir (Charles) William [formerly Karl Wilhelm]
- H. T. Wood
- , revised by Brian Bowers
Siemens, Sir (Charles) William [formerly Karl Wilhelm] (1823–1883), electrical engineer and metallurgist, was born at Lenthe, Hanover, the fourth son of Christian Ferdinand Siemens (1787–1840) and his wife, Eleonore, née Deichmann. To avoid confusion with his younger brother Karl Heinrich, he was known as ...