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Brunel, Sir (Marc) Isambardlocked

(1769–1849)
  • Alan Muir Wood

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Brunel, Sir (Marc) Isambard (1769–1849), civil engineer, was born on 25 April 1769 at Hacqueville on the direct road from Paris to Rouen in Normandy, where his family had farmed for more than three hundred years. He was the second son of Jean Charles Brunel...

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Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)