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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Goad, Charles Edward (1848–1910), cartographer and civil engineer

Gwyn Rowley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Cartography; World History. 927 words.

Goad, Charles Edward (1848–1910), cartographer and civil engineer, was born on 15 March 1848 at High Street, Camberwell, Surrey, the second son of Charles Goad, plumber, of London, and his...

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Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court (1818–1848), surveyor and explorer

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History. 568 words.

Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court (1818–1848), surveyor and explorer, was born on 5 September 1818 at St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, the sixth of the eight children of Colonel Thomas...

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Wadia, Ardaseer Cursetjee (1808–1877), civil engineer

S. B. Southerden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1048 words.

Wadia, Ardaseer Cursetjee (1808–1877), civil engineer, was born, probably on 30 September 1808, in Bombay, India, the only surviving child of Cursetjee Rustomjee Wadia (1788–1863), master...

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Stephenson, George Robert (1819–1905), civil engineer

Adrian Jarvis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1126 words.

Stephenson, George Robert (1819–1905), civil engineer, was born at Newcastle upon Tyne on 20 October 1819. His father, Robert Stephenson senior, was engineer at Pendleton colliery (near...

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Goldmark, Henry

Rodney P. Carlisle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1378 words.

Goldmark, Henry (15 June 1857–15 January 1941), civil engineer, was born in New York City, the son of Joseph Goldmark and Regina Wehle. His father, a physician who had served as a liberal...

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Cresy, Edward (1792–1858), architect and civil engineer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Architecture. 1023 words.

Cresy, Edward (1792–1858), architect and civil engineer, was born on 7 May 1792 at Dartford, Kent, the only child of Edward Cresy (bap. 1764, d. 1838), a prosperous builder, and his wife,...

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Hexamer, Charles John

Jane Freimiller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 880 words.

Hexamer, Charles John (09 May 1862–15 October 1921), civil engineer and political advocate for German-American causes, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Ernest Hexamer, a...

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Stephenson, Robert (1803–1859), railway and civil engineer

M. W. Kirby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 2973 words.

Stephenson, Robert (1803–1859), railway and civil engineer, was born on 16 October 1803 at Willington Quay, near Newcastle upon Tyne, the only son of George Stephenson (1781–1848), colliery...

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Fink, Albert

E. Dale Odom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1237 words.

Fink, Albert (27 October 1827–03 April 1897), railway engineer and executive, was born in Lauterbach, in what is now Germany, the son of Andres S. Fink, an architect, and Margaret Jacob....

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Dodge, Grenville Mellen

Michael L. Tate.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1256 words.

Dodge, Grenville Mellen (12 April 1831–03 January 1916), civil engineer and army officer, was born in Danvers, Massachusetts, the son of Sylvanus Dodge, a peddler, and Julia Theresa...

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Twining, Alexander Catlin

Marc Rothenberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 799 words.

Twining, Alexander Catlin (05 July 1801–22 November 1884), civil engineer, astronomer, and inventor, was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Stephen Twining, the treasurer of Yale...

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Jay, John (1805–1872), building and civil engineering contractor

M. H. Port.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1099 words.

Jay, John (1805–1872), building and civil engineering contractor, was born on 22 January 1805 at Buckingham (now Buckenham Parva), Norfolk, the second son and sixth child of John Jay...

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