Famous Australian Civil Engineers

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John Monash
(One of the Best Allied Generals of the First World War & the Most Famous Commander in Australian History)
John Monash
Birthdate: June 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: October 8, 1931

John Monash was an Australian military commander during World War I. He played a major role in the Gallipoli campaign, which took place from February 1915 to January 1916 on the Gallipoli peninsula. John Monash is widely regarded as the most popular commander in Australian history and one of the most prominent allied generals of World War I.

Campbell Newman
(38th Premier of Queensland From 2012 to 2015)
Campbell Newman
Birthdate: August 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

Liberal National Party leader and former Premier of Queensland Campbell Newman was born into a family of politicians and senators from Tasmania. After serving the Australian Army for 13 years, he bagged civil engineering and MBA degrees. As the mayor of Brisbane, he was named the world’s fifth-best mayor.

John Bradfield
(Designer of Sydney Harbour Bridge)
John Bradfield
Birthdate: December 26, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland
Died: September 23, 1943

John Bradfield was an Australian engineer remembered for envisioning the Sydney Harbour Bridge; he oversaw the design and the construction of the bridge, which is now considered a major landmark in Sydney. He was also associated with many other notable projects, such as the Cataract Dam, Brisbane's Story Bridge, and Burrinjuck Dam. He received many prestigious awards during his lifetime.

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Bob Christo
(Australian-Indian civil engineer and actor in Hindi films)
Bob Christo
Birthdate: 1938 AD
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: March 20, 2011