Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Civil Engineers, including M. Visvesvaraya, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Gustave Eiffel, John Monash and Robert Stephenson.
M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
15 September 1860, Indian
Civil Engineer
Isambard Kingdom BrunelIsambard Kingdom Brunel
09 April 1806, British
Civil Engineer

Gustave EiffelGustave Eiffel
15 December 1832, French
Architect, 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
Nora Stanton Blatch BarneyNora Stanton Blatch Barney
30 September 1883, American
Civil Engineer, Architect, Women’s Rights

Thomas BrasseyThomas Brassey
07 November 1805, British
Civil Engineer

Squire WhippleSquire Whipple
16 September 1804, American
Civil Engineer
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

Pierre Charles L'EnfantPierre Charles L'Enfant
02 August 1754, French, American
Engineer

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

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
28 March 1819, British
Civil engineer

Marc Isambard BrunelMarc Isambard Brunel
25 April 1769, French, American
Engineer
Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
16 October 1803, British
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician

John A. RoeblingJohn A. Roebling
12 June 1806, German, Prussian
Engineer

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

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
14 January 1886, British
Author
Milutin MilankovićMilutin Milanković
28 May 1879, Croatian, Serbian
Mathematician

Giovanni Battista CaproniGiovanni Battista Caproni
03 July 1886, Italian
Civil engineer, Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Washington RoeblingWashington Roebling
26 May 1837, American
Civil Engineer

Anton MussertAnton Mussert
11 May 1894
Civil engineer, Engineer, Non-fiction writer

William MahoneWilliam Mahone
01 December 1826, American
General
Osborne ReynoldsOsborne Reynolds
23 August 1842, British
Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer

Pier Luigi NerviPier Luigi Nervi
21 June 1891, Italian, Russian
Engineer, Architect, Civil engineer, University
George Washington GoethalsGeorge Washington Goethals
29 June 1858, American
Civil engineer

Montgomery C. MeigsMontgomery C. Meigs
03 May 1816, American
Army Officer

Octave ChanuteOctave Chanute
18 February 1832, French
Civil engineer
George GroveGeorge Grove
13 August 1820, British
Writer

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William John Macquorn RankineWilliam John Macquorn Rankine
05 July 1820, British, Scottish
Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University
Jean-Baptiste BiotJean-Baptiste Biot
21 April 1774, French
Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer, Civil

José EchegarayJosé Echegaray
19 April 1832, Spanish
Civil Engineer

Práxedes Mateo SagastaPráxedes Mateo Sagasta
21 July 1825, Spanish
Civil Engineer

John C. H. LeeJohn C. H. Lee
01 August 1887, American
Military engineer
Leonardo Torres y QuevedoLeonardo Torres y Quevedo
28 December 1852, Spanish
Engineer
John Frank StevensJohn Frank Stevens
25 April 1853, American
Civil Engineer

Ralph ModjeskiRalph Modjeski
27 January 1861, Polish, American
Civil Engineer

John Scott RussellJohn Scott Russell
09 May 1808, Scottish
Engineer

Charles Ellet Jr.Charles Ellet Jr.
01 January 1810, American
Civil Engineer
James B. FrancisJames B. Francis
18 May 1815, British, American
Civil engineer

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

John ByJohn By
07 August 1779, British
Military Engineer

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

Jules DupuitJules Dupuit
18 May 1804, French, Italian
Civil Engineer
Henry DarcyHenry Darcy
10 June 1803, French
Engineer

Benjamin WrightBenjamin Wright
10 October 1770, American
Civil engineer
Sir John Fowler, 1st BaronetSir John Fowler, 1st Baronet
15 July 1817, British
Civil engineer

James Henry GreatheadJames Henry Greathead
06 August 1844, British, South African
Civil Engineer

Eugène FreyssinetEugène Freyssinet
13 July 1879, French
Structural engineer
Herman HauptHerman Haupt
26 March 1817, American
Civil Engineer

Dankmar AdlerDankmar Adler
03 July 1844, American
Architect
William FairbairnWilliam Fairbairn
19 February 1789, British, Scottish
Civil engineer

Thomas Ustick WalterThomas Ustick Walter
04 September 1804, American
Architect

Philippe Bunau-VarillaPhilippe Bunau-Varilla
26 July 1859, French
Engineer

Robert MalletRobert Mallet
03 June 1810, Irish
Civil engineer

John Edgar ThomsonJohn Edgar Thomson
10 February 1808, American
Civil engineer
Marc SeguinMarc Seguin
20 April 1786, French
Engineer

Gustav LindenthalGustav Lindenthal
21 May 1850, German
Civil engineer

Robert E. HortonRobert E. Horton
18 May 1875, American
Engineer

François HennebiqueFrançois Hennebique
26 April 1842, French
Engineer
George Robert StephensonGeorge Robert Stephenson
20 October 1819, British
Civil Engineer

John HawkshawJohn Hawkshaw
09 April 1811, British
Civil engineer
John B. JervisJohn B. Jervis
14 December 1795, American
Civil Engineer

Harold RuggHarold Rugg
17 January 1886, American
Educational Reformer

William LindleyWilliam Lindley
07 September 1808, British
Engineer
James B. EadsJames B. Eads
23 May 1820, American
Engineer

Alexander ParrisAlexander Parris
24 November 1780, American
Architect
Thomas TredgoldThomas Tredgold
22 August 1788, British
Engineer

Henryk DembińskiHenryk Dembiński
16 January 1791, Polish
Engineer

William WillcocksWilliam Willcocks
27 September 1852, British
Engineer
Alfred EwingAlfred Ewing
27 March 1855, Scottish
Physicist

André BlondelAndré Blondel
28 August 1863, French
Engineer
Albert FinkAlbert Fink
27 October 1827, German, American
Engineer

Charles Gordon CurtisCharles Gordon Curtis
20 April 1860, American
Engineer

Arthur Newell TalbotArthur Newell Talbot
21 October 1857, American
Civil Engineer

Hubert GautierHubert Gautier
21 August 1660, French
Engineer
Adam ClarkAdam Clark
14 August 1811, Scottish
Civil Engineer
Philipp ForchheimerPhilipp Forchheimer
07 August 1852, Austrian
Engineer

Joseph StraussJoseph Strauss
09 January 1870, American
Engineer

Germain SommeillerGermain Sommeiller
15 February 1815, French
Civil Engineer

William NicholsonWilliam Nicholson
13 December 1753, British
Chemist and inventor
Johann Georg BodmerJohann Georg Bodmer
06 December 1786, Swiss
Swiss inventor

Benjamin BakerBenjamin Baker
31 March 1840, British
Civil Engineer

William StricklandWilliam Strickland
31 October 1788, American
Architect

Juan de la Cierva, 1st Count of la CiervaJuan de la Cierva, 1st Count of la Cierva
21 September 1895, Spanish
Civil Engineer

James GeddesJames Geddes
22 July 1763, American
Engineer
Joshua FieldJoshua Field
1786 AD, British
Civil engineer

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