Meet Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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By Dr Charles Margerison

Meet, and be inspired by, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the great British genius of civil engineering, as he tells his own incredible story. Brunel was taught by his father, the eminent engineer Marc Isambard Brunel. Brunel worked with his father on the famous Thames Tunnel, the first tunnel underneath a navigable river. Isambard went on to become a great innovator in civil engineering, creating many famous ‘firsts’ including the incredible Clifton Suspension Bridge and the SS Great Britain. He was also the great mind behind the Great Western Railway.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s story comes to life through BioViews®, which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.
 

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