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  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • Personal details.
  • Thames Tunnel 2005. IKB in charge 1826. Tunnel completed 1843.
  • Clifton Suspension Bridge, Span 210m. Started 1831; completed 1864.
  • Maidenhead Railway Bridge.
  • Royal Albert Bridge, spanning River Tamar, near Plymouth.
  • Paddington station, London, terminus of Great Western Railway.
  • Gauge 2.140m.
  • Launch of Great Britain, 1843.
  • Great Eastern, launched 1858.
  • IKB at launch of Great Eastern with John Scott Russell & Lord Derby.
  • Wax sculpture, Swindon Steam Railway Museum.
  • Brunel family grave, Kensal Green, London.
  • Bronze statue of IKB, Temple, London.
  • Timeline.
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    • 1. 9 April 1806(1806-04-09)Born Portsmouth, EnglandDied 15 September 1859(1859-09-15) (aged 53) Lycée Henri-IVEducation University of CaenSpouse Mary Elizabeth Horsley Isambard Brunel Junior, Henry Marc Brunel,Children Florence Mary Brunel Marc Isambard BrunelParents Sophia Kingdom Work Civil engineerEngineering discipline Structural engineerInstitution memberships Institution of Civil Engineers Great Western RailwaySignificant projects Clifton Suspension Bridge Great Britain