Civil Engineers

Most individuals would find it difficult to think of a life where civil engineers do not exist. Whether it is building roads, buildings, sewage systems, dams, bridges or airports, one would have to think of a civil engineer almost immediately. However, not all civil engineers end up working in these large, well-paying capacities. Some engineers may even just work in the smaller aspects of civil engineering like designing or looking into the research process or might even specialize in departments like structural construction, environment or even transportation. As the population grows around the world, the need for more civil engineers arises. According to recent studies, it is estimated that in the near future, there will be a sudden escalation in civil engineering jobs around the world. While designing, constructing and operating mammoth infrastructure is a part of their job description, civil engineers are also required to boost the conditions of old and existing structures, while conforming to social and environmental policies and norms. Around the world, in order to become a civil engineer and in order to be able to practice in a particular department, a person would need to have a good higher-secondary degree and a degree in mathematics, engineering or the sciences. Here is a compilation of a list of famous mind body therapists, learn more fascinating facts and details about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

 1 Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: April 9, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: September 15, 1859

English civil engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history." Considered a major figure of the Industrial Revolution, he built docks, a series of steamships, and many important bridges and tunnels. He was placed second in a BBC public poll to determine the "100 Greatest Britons" in 2002. 

 2 Gustave Eiffel

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Famous As: Architect, Civil Engineer
Birthdate: December 15, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French
Died: December 27, 1923

 3 Florentino Pérez

Florentino Pérez
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Famous As: President ,civil engineer
Birthdate: March 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Spanish

 4 Abu Hamza al-Masri

Abu Hamza al-Masri
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Famous As: Civil engineer, Engineer, Preacher
Birthdate: April 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Egyptian

 5 Ren Zhengfei

Ren Zhengfei
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Famous As: CEO of Huawei
Birthdate: October 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Chinese

 6 George Stephenson

George Stephenson
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Famous As: Father of Railways
Birthdate: June 9, 1781
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Died: August 12, 1848

 7 Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras
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Famous As: Politician, Civil engineer
Birthdate: July 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Greek
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 8 E. Sreedharan

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Famous As: Metro Man
Birthdate: June 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Indian

 9 Konrad Zuse

Konrad Zuse
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Famous As: German civil engineer
Birthdate: June 22, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: German
Died: December 18, 1995

 10 Süleyman Demirel

Süleyman Demirel
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Famous As: Politician, Civil engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: November 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Turkish
Died: June 17, 2015
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 11 Harold Camping

Harold Camping
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Famous As: Radio personality, Civil engineer
Birthdate: July 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: December 15, 2013

 12 William Mulholland

William Mulholland
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Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: September 11, 1855
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: July 22, 1935

 13 Leslie Groves

Leslie Groves
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: July 13, 1970

 14 Fritz Todt

Fritz Todt
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Famous As: Engineer, Politician, Civil engineer, Architect
Birthdate: September 4, 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German
Died: February 8, 1942

 15 John Monash

John Monash
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Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: June 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Australian
Died: October 8, 1931

 16 Fazlur Rahman Khan

Fazlur Rahman Khan
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Famous As: Civil Engineer, Architect
Birthdate: April 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Bangladeshi, American
Died: March 27, 1982

 17 Campbell Newman

Campbell Newman
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Famous As: Civil engineer, Engineer, Politician
Birthdate: August 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian

 18 John A. Roebling

John A. Roebling
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 12, 1806
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German, Prussian
Died: July 22, 1869

 19 Joseph Bazalgette

Joseph Bazalgette
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Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: March 28, 1819
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: March 15, 1891

 20 Pierre Charles L'Enfant

Pierre Charles L'Enfant
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 2, 1754
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French, American
Died: June 14, 1825

 21 Henry Ossian Flipper

Henry Ossian Flipper
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Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: March 21, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: April 26, 1940

 22 Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford
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Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: August 9, 1757
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Scottish
Died: September 2, 1834

 23 Fidel V. Ramos

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Filipino

 24 Hugh Lofting

Hugh Lofting
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 14, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: September 26, 1947

 25 Robert Stephenson

Robert Stephenson
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Famous As: Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician
Birthdate: October 16, 1803
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British
Died: October 12, 1859

 26 Marc Isambard Brunel

Marc Isambard Brunel
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: April 25, 1769
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French, American
Died: December 12, 1849

 27 José Napoleón Duarte

José Napoleón Duarte
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Famous As: Salvadoran Political figure
Birthdate: November 23, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Salvadoran
Died: February 23, 1990

 28 Marie François Sadi Carnot

Marie François Sadi Carnot
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Famous As: Politician, Civil engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: August 11, 1837
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: June 25, 1894

 29 Valdas Adamkus

Valdas Adamkus
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Famous As: Former President of Lithuania
Birthdate: November 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Lithuanian

 30 Giovanni Battista Caproni

Giovanni Battista Caproni
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Famous As: Civil engineer, Aerospace engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: July 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Italian
Died: October 27, 1957

 31 Milutin Milanković

Milutin Milanković
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Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 28, 1879
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Croatian, Serbian
Died: December 12, 1958

 32 Emily Warren Roebling

Emily Warren Roebling
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Famous As: Lady Who Guided The Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Birthdate: September 23, 1843
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: February 28, 1903

 33 Anton Mussert

Anton Mussert
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Famous As: Civil engineer, Engineer, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: May 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality:
Died: May 7, 1946

 34 Joseph Strauss

Joseph Strauss
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 9, 1870
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: May 16, 1938

 35 Virgilio Barco Vargas

Virgilio Barco Vargas
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Famous As: President
Birthdate: September 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Colombian
Died: May 20, 1997

 36 Washington Roebling

Washington Roebling
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Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: May 26, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: July 21, 1926

 37 John Smeaton

John Smeaton
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Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: June 8, 1724
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Died: October 28, 1792

 38 Osborne Reynolds

Osborne Reynolds
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Famous As: Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: August 23, 1842
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: February 21, 1912

 39 Apollodorus of Damascus

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Famous As: Greek Engineer
Birthdate: 0050 AD
Nationality: Ancient Roman
Died: 0130 AD

 40 Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

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Famous As: Civil engineer, Politician
Birthdate: June 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swiss, Chilean

 41 John Loudon McAdam

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Famous As: Civil engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: September 21, 1756
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: November 26, 1836

 42 William Mahone

William Mahone
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Famous As: General
Birthdate: December 1, 1826
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: October 8, 1895

 43 Nicholas Ridley, Baron Ridley of Liddesdale

Nicholas Ridley, Baron Ridley of Liddesdale
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British
Died: March 4, 1993

 44 Othmar Herman Ammann

Othmar Herman Ammann
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Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: March 26, 1879
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swiss, American
Died: September 22, 1965

 45 Pier Luigi Nervi

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Famous As: Engineer, Architect, Civil engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: June 21, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Italian, Russian
Died: January 9, 1979

 46 M. Visvesvaraya

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Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: September 15, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian
Died: April 14, 1962
Sir M. Visvesvaraya is remembered for his role in revolutionizing the flood-protection system in Hyderabad and worked as the chief engineer of the Krishna Raja Sagara dam near Mysore. He received the knighthood and the Bharat Ratna. His birthday is celebrated as Engineers' Day in India, Tanzania, and Sri Lanka.

 47 George Washington Goethals

George Washington Goethals
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Famous As: Civil engineer
Birthdate: June 29, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: January 21, 1928

 48 Robert Stevenson

Robert Stevenson
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Famous As: engineer, civil engineer
Birthdate: June 8, 1772
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Scottish
Died: July 12, 1850

 49 Joseph Bramah

Joseph Bramah
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Famous As: Civil engineer, Engineer
Birthdate: April 13, 1748
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: December 9, 1814

 50 Oğuz Atay

Oğuz Atay
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Famous As: Civil engineer, Engineer, Writer, Playwright, University teacher
Birthdate: October 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Turkish
Died: December 13, 1977
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