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  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • Personal details
  • Thames Tunnel 2005. IKB in charge 1826. Tunnel completed.
  • Clifton suspension bridge. Span 210m. Started 1831; completed 1864.
  • Maidenhead Railway Bridge.
  • Royal Albert Bridge, spanning River Tamar, near Plymouth.
  • Paddington railway station, London, terminus of Great Western Railway.
  • Gauge of GWR was 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.
  • Presentation ikb

    1. 1. Born 9 April 1806(1806-04-09) Portsmouth, England Died 15 September 1859(1859-09-15) (aged 53) Education Lycée Henri-IV University of Caen Spouse Mary Elizabeth Horsley Children Isambard Brunel Junior, Henry Marc Brunel, Florence Mary Brunel Parents Marc Isambard Brunel Sophia Kingdom Work Engineering discipline Civil engineer Structural engineer Institution memberships Institution of Civil Engineers Significant projects Great Western Railway Clifton Suspension Bridge Great Britain

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