Joseph Aspdin was an English cement manufacturer who obtained the patent for Portland cement on 21 October 1824.
About Joseph Aspdin
Born :December 25, 1778 in Leeds, England
Died :March 20, 1855 (aged 76) at Wakefield, England
Fields :British mason, bricklayer and inventor of Portland cement
Due to the low cost and widespread availability of the limestone, shales, and other naturally-occurring materials used in Portland cement make it one of the lowest-cost materials widely used over the last century. Concrete produced from Portland cement is one of the world's most versatile construction materials.