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James Watt, FRS, FRSE (1736–1819) was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world. Watt has been described as one of the most influential figures in human history. He developed the concept of horsepower and the SI unit of power, the "watt," was named after him.

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