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Brunel

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1. (Biography) Isambard Kingdom (ˈɪzəmˌbɑːd). 1806–59, English engineer: designer of the Clifton Suspension Bridge (1828), many railway lines, tunnels, bridges, etc, and the steamships Great Western (1838), Great Britain (1845), and Great Eastern (1858)
2. (Biography) his father, Sir Marc Isambard. 1769–1849, French engineer in England
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It was quite large and it was a tribute to that famous engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who built all of these bridges, stations, railways, ships and tunnels etc.
It was quite large and it was a tribute to that famous engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who built all of these bridges, stations, railways, ships and tunnels etc.
1806: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, railway and marine engineer whose works included the Clifton suspension bridge and steamship Great Western, was born in Portsmouth.
1806: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the railway and marine engineer whose works included the Clifton suspension bridge and the Great Western steamship, was born in Portsmouth.
| 1843: The Thames Tunnel, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, opened to pedestrians between Rotherhithe and Wapping in London.
A NEW museum dedicated to Isambard Kingdom Brunel opens its doors today.
A new museum celebrating the life and works of Victorian engineering genius Isambard Kingdom Brunel - who built the world's first underwater tunnel beneath the Thames in London - will open at the end of March 2018.
Clifton suspension bridge 1859 Isambard Kingdom Brunel, probably the greatest British engineer, died.
The year-long series features Captain James Cook, Sir Isaac Newton and engineering giant Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Renowned Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel created the GWR route the royal couple travelled along and they were joined for the journey yesterday by his descendant, Isambard Thomas.
BRITAIN'S GREATEST BRIDGES Channel 5, 9pm Engineer Rob Bell tells the story behind the design and construction of the Clifton Suspension Bridge, Isambard Kingdom Brunel's famous bridge over the picturesque Avon gorge at Bristol, and discovers that some people question whether it was entirely the product of his own devising.