Isambard Kingdom Brunel


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Birthday
BirthplacePortsmouth, England
Died
NationalityBritish
EducationLycée Henri-IV University of Caen

Brunel, Isambard Kingdom:

see under Brunel, Sir Marc IsambardBrunel, Sir Marc Isambard
, 1769–1849, British engineer and inventor. Born in France, he came to the United States in 1793 as a royalist refugee. He became chief engineer of New York City, and his projects included building the old Bowery theater (burned in 1821) and
..... Click the link for more information.
.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
References in periodicals archive ?
| The artwork was a tribute to engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel - it was near the old Snow Hill station but has long since disappeared
BRITAIN'S GREATEST BRIDGES Channel 5, 9.00pm 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.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel introduced the first paddle steamships and George Stephenson built the world's first public railway line to use steam locomotives.
Morris presents readers with a revised and updated third edition of his comprehensive pictorial examination of the life, work, and vision of Victorian era engineer and visionary Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The book covers BrunelAEs upbringing, education, and his early years before shifting to examining the engineering, construction, and ongoing legacy of individual such as the Bristol Railway, the Royal Albert Bridge, Bishops Bridge, and many others.
Bob Godfrey, who won an Oscar for his short film Great about engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, was best known for his children's TV shows.
Sir Kenneth Branagh dressed as Isambard Kingdom Brunel for the 2012 Olympics in London and read (http://www.folger.edu/template.cfm?cid=2081) Caliban's speech from "The Tempest," but Americans who are unfamiliar with Isambard Kingdom Brunel got him confused with one of the most famous of U.S.
The Brunel Lecture Series was established by the ICE in 1999 in memory of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the world's most respected pioneering engineers.
A Bristol galvanizing company has commemorated the birth of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by Hot Dip galvanizing a replica steam train.
Brunel by Annabel Gillings (a BBC television producer of Science and History programs) is the biography of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-59) whose life and work as an entrepreneurial Victorian engineer in England is nothing short of impressive.