Charles Eugene Lancelot Brown

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Charles Eugene Lancelot Brown (17 June 1863 – 2 May 1924) founded BBC Brown Boveri (later ASEA Brown Boveri) with Walter Boveri.

He was born in Winterthur and was one of 6 children. His mother was Swiss and his father, a British engineer, was the founder of SLM - Schweizerische Lokomotiv- und Maschinenfabrik (Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works). He attended the Engineering School of Winterthur. He worked at his father's factory and then became the director.

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