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Brunel, Sir (Marc) Isambard

Alan Muir Wood

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/3774

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Brunel, Sir (Marc) Isambard (1769–1849), civil engineer, was born on 25 April 1769 at Hacqueville on the direct road from Paris to Rouen in Normandy, where his family had farmed for more than three hundred years. He was the second son of Jean Charles Brunel...

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Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building

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