• Alexander C. R. Hammond

Heroes of Progress, Pt. 30: Sir John Harington

Introducing Sir John Harington: a 16th century English courtier, author and inventor of the modern flush toilet. Harington’s toilet allowed waste to be flushed from places of habitation to underground cesspools without direct human contact. The flushing toilet has had immeasurable sanitary benefits for the modern world and the World Economic Forum has concluded that its invention has saved more than a billion lives. 

To read the full article, click here.

Copyright 2019 © Alexander C.R. Hammond. All Rights Reserved

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle
This site was designed with the
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now