Born on April 8th 1806, Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a prolific structural engineer responsible for building over 1,000 miles of railway in the UK. Brunel is also recognised for building the first-known underwater tunnel and playing a key part in 3 major ship-building projects.
Brunel’s groundbreaking ideas changed the world of civil and structural engineering, paving the way for a number of modern engineering wonders including the channel tunnel and the London Underground network.
On his 213th birthday, we’ve compiled a timeline that celebrates the life and creations of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
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