- Name: Isambard Kingdom Brunel
- Born: 04/09/1806
- Died: 09/15/1859 (53 years old)
Isambard Kingdom Brunel (/ /; 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
Isambard Kingdom Brunel quotes :
I am going to design... a Station after my own fancy that is, with engineering roofs, etc.Isambard Kingdom Brunel