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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

(1806—1859) civil engineer


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(1806–59),

English engineer. He was chief engineer of the Great Western Railway. His achievements include designing the Clifton suspension bridge (1829–30) and the first transatlantic steamship, the Great Western (1838), and the Great Eastern (1858), the world's largest ship until 1899.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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