Authorised form of nameBrunel; Isambard Kingdom (1806 - 1859)
ForenamesIsambard Kingdom
Dates1806 - 1859
Dates and placesBirth:
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England (09 April 1806)
Great Eastern steamship (15 September 1859)
Kensal Green cemetery
Civil engineer
Designed Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Great Western, Great Eastern and Great Britain steamships, Paddington Station, a hospital for Florence Nightingale, in the Crimea, Great Western Railway from Paddington to Bristol; died of a heart attack
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
RelationshipsSon of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel (FRS 1814)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Guardian 2 (13/11/2000)
Proc Roy Soc 1859-1860 vol 10 pp vii-xi
Sir Alan Muir Wood, 'Self-Confident Engineer', review of Adrian Vaughan, Isambard Kingdom Brunel: Engineering Knight Errant in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 323-325
R A Buchanan, 'Science and Engineering: A Case Study in British Experience in the Mid-Nineteenth Century' in NR 1977-8 vol 32 pp 215-223
M V Wilkes, 'Charles Babbage and his world' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 353-365
K K Schwarz, 'Faraday and Babbage' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp367-381
F C Moon, 'Robert Willis and Franz Reuleaux: pioneers in the theory of machines' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 209-230
Royal Society codeNA7961
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/710/21Letter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel, 18 Duke Street, Westminster, to Robert Were Fox, Falmouth 27 September 1855
IM/005442Brunel, Marc Isambardnd
EC/1830/34Brunel, Isambard Kingdom: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/000623Brunel, Isambard Kingdomnd
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