Trevithick is a surname, and may refer to:

* Francis Trevithick (1812-1877), one of the first locomotive engineers of the London and North Western Railway
* Paul Trevithick (born 1959), American inventor, engineer and entrepreneur
* Richard Trevithick (1771-1833), British inventor, mining engineer and builder of the first working railway steam locomotive.

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  • Trevithick — ist der Name folgender Personen: Richard Francis Trevithick (1845–1913), britischer Ingenieur Richard Trevithick (1771–1833), britischer Erfinder, Ingenieur und Maschinenbauer Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Un …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trevithick —   [ trevɪθɪk], Richard, britischer Ingenieur, * Illogan (County Cornwall) 13. 4. 1771, ✝ Dartford 23. 4. 1833; baute 1798 die erste brauchbare Hochdruckdampfmaschine, 1801 einen Straßendampfwagen und 1803/04 die erste Schienendampflokomotive;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Trevithick — noun English engineer who built the first railway locomotive (1771 1833) • Syn: ↑Richard Trevithick • Instance Hypernyms: ↑engineer, ↑applied scientist, ↑technologist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trevithick — /trev euh thik/, n. Richard, 1771 1833, English engineer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Trevithick — Meaning the Son of Trevi (petit Trevi) and probably derived from the Olde Welsh Trefor meaning Homestead , but nevertheless a pre 10th Century personal name. A further possible origin is from Troite i.e. Son of Troite, Olde English, and derived… …   Surnames reference

  • Trevithick — Tre|vith|ick, Richard (1771 1833) a British engineer who invented a new type of steam engine, which was used in 1804 in the first train ever built …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Trevithick, Richard — SUBJECT AREA: Land transport, Railways and locomotives, Steam and internal combustion engines [br] b. 13 April 1771 Illogan, Cornwall, England d. 22 April 1833 Dartford, Kent, England [br] English engineer, pioneer of non condensing steam… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Trevithick, Richard — born April 13, 1771, Illogan, Cornwall, Eng. died April 22, 1833, Dartford, Kent British inventor of the first steam locomotive. With little formal education, in 1790 he became an engineer for several ore mines in Cornwall. In 1797 his… …   Universalium

  • Trevithick, Richard — (13 abr. 1771, Illogan, Cornwall, Inglaterra–22 abr. 1833, Dartford, Kent). Británico que inventó la primera locomotora de vapor. Con muy poca educación formal, en 1790 se convirtió en ingeniero de varias explotaciones minerales en Cornwall. En… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Richard Trevithick — ➡ Trevithick * * * …   Universalium

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