Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Civil Engineers, including M. Visvesvaraya, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Gustave Eiffel, John Monash and Robert Stephenson.
Isambard Kingdom BrunelIsambard Kingdom Brunel
09 April 1806, British
Civil Engineer
Gustave EiffelGustave Eiffel
15 December 1832, French
Architect, Civil Engineer

M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
15 September 1860, Indian
Civil Engineer

John MonashJohn Monash
27 June 1865, Australian
Civil engineer

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21 March 1856, American
Military Leader

Emily Warren RoeblingEmily Warren Roebling
23 September 1843, American
Lady Who Guided The Construction of the Brooklyn
Thomas BrasseyThomas Brassey
07 November 1805, British
Civil Engineer

Squire WhippleSquire Whipple
16 September 1804, American
Civil Engineer

Nora Stanton Blatch BarneyNora Stanton Blatch Barney
30 September 1883, American
Civil Engineer, Architect, Women’s Rights
Olive DennisOlive Dennis
20 November 1885, American
Civil Engineer

John BradfieldJohn Bradfield
26 December 1867, Australian
Designer of Sydney Harbour Bridge
Elmina WilsonElmina Wilson
29 September 1870, American
First Lady of Structural Engineering

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
14 January 1886, British
Author

Fritz TodtFritz Todt
04 September 1891, German
Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
28 March 1819, British
Architect, Civil engineer, Engineer

Pierre Charles L'EnfantPierre Charles L'Enfant
02 August 1754, French, American
Engineer
Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
16 October 1803, British
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician

John A. RoeblingJohn A. Roebling
12 June 1806, German, American
Civil engineer, Architect

Marie François Sadi CarnotMarie François Sadi Carnot
11 August 1837, French
Politician, Civil engineer, Engineer

Washington RoeblingWashington Roebling
26 May 1837, American
Civil engineer, Engineer
Anton MussertAnton Mussert
11 May 1894
Civil engineer, Engineer, Non-fiction writer

Pier Luigi NerviPier Luigi Nervi
21 June 1891, Italian, Russian
Engineer, Architect, Civil engineer, University
William John Macquorn RankineWilliam John Macquorn Rankine
05 July 1820, British, Scottish
Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University

Osborne ReynoldsOsborne Reynolds
23 August 1842, British
Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer

William MahoneWilliam Mahone
01 December 1826, American
General
John Frank StevensJohn Frank Stevens
25 April 1853, American
Civil Engineer

Montgomery C. MeigsMontgomery C. Meigs
03 May 1816, American
Army Officer
Octave ChanuteOctave Chanute
18 February 1832, French
Civil engineer

George Washington GoethalsGeorge Washington Goethals
29 June 1858, American
Civil engineer

Giovanni Battista CaproniGiovanni Battista Caproni
03 July 1886, Italian
Civil engineer, Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Jean-Baptiste BiotJean-Baptiste Biot
21 April 1774, French
Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer, Civil

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Jules DupuitJules Dupuit
18 May 1804, French, Italian
Civil Engineer
Práxedes Mateo SagastaPráxedes Mateo Sagasta
21 July 1825, Spanish
Civil Engineer

Leonardo Torres y QuevedoLeonardo Torres y Quevedo
28 December 1852, Spanish
Engineer

David B. SteinmanDavid B. Steinman
11 June 1886, American
Civil Engineer

John ByJohn By
07 August 1779, British
Military Engineer
John Scott RussellJohn Scott Russell
09 May 1808, Scottish
Engineer
Henry DarcyHenry Darcy
10 June 1803, French
Engineer

John C. H. LeeJohn C. H. Lee
01 August 1887, American
Military engineer

Dankmar AdlerDankmar Adler
03 July 1844, American
Architect

Ralph ModjeskiRalph Modjeski
27 January 1861, Polish, American
Civil Engineer
Eugène FreyssinetEugène Freyssinet
13 July 1879, French
Structural engineer

Guillaume Henri DufourGuillaume Henri Dufour
15 September 1787, Swiss, German
Officer

James B. FrancisJames B. Francis
18 May 1815, British, American
Civil engineer

George GroveGeorge Grove
13 August 1820, British
Writer

Herman HauptHerman Haupt
26 March 1817, American
Civil Engineer
James Henry GreatheadJames Henry Greathead
06 August 1844, British, South African
Civil Engineer

James B. EadsJames B. Eads
23 May 1820, American
Engineer
Joseph StraussJoseph Strauss
09 January 1870, American
Engineer

Othmar Herman AmmannOthmar Herman Ammann
26 March 1879, Swiss, American
Civil engineer