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Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • Name: Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • Born: 04/09/1806
  • Died: 09/15/1859 (53 years old)

Isambard Kingdom Brunel FRS (/ˈɪzəmbɑːrd brˈnɛl/; 9 April 1806– 15 September 1859) was an English civil engineer who is considered “one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history”, “one of the 19th-century engineering giants”, and “one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, [who] changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions”. Brunel built dockyards, the Great Western Railway (GWR), a series of steamships including the first propeller-driven transatlantic steamship, and numerous important bridges and tunnels. His designs revolutionised public transport and modern engineering.

Birth Place: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Death Place: Westminster, London, England

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