Sir Isaac Pitman
Born on 4th of January 1813
Died on 12th of January 1897
Born 1813. Died 1897 - Educationalsit and inventor of shorthand.
Son of hand loom weaver. Schoolmaster at Barton-on-Humber. In 1837 he introduced his system of 'stenographic sound hand'. Established a Phonetic Institute for teaching shorthand in Bath (1839-43). Today it is the most widely used of all the systems of shorthand.
More famous Britons here
Contributors: Do you have a site related to Sir Isaac Pitman?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.
4568 views since 5th February 2007