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Rennie, John

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  • Rennie, John — born June 7, 1761, Phantassie, East Lothian, Scot. died Oct. 4, 1821, London, Eng. Scottish civil engineer. He built three bridges across the Thames at London: Waterloo Bridge (since replaced), the old Southwark Bridge (1814–19), and the New… …   Universalium

  • Rennie, John — SUBJECT AREA: Canals, Civil engineering [br] b. 7 June 1761 Phantassie, East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland d. 4 October 1821 Stamford Street, London, England [br] Scottish civil engineer. [br] Born into a prosperous farming family, he early… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Rennie, John — (7 jun. 1761, Phantassie, East Lothian, Escocia–4 oct. 1821, Londres, Inglaterra). Ingeniero civil escocés. Construyó tres puentes sobre el Támesis en Londres: el puente Waterloo (después reemplazado), el antiguo puente Southwark (1814–19) y el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • RENNIE, JOHN —    civil engineer, born in East Linton, East Lothian; employed by the firm of Messrs. Boulton & Watt at Soho, Birmingham, and entrusted by them to direct in the construction of the Albion Mills, London, he became at once famous for his… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • John Rennie the Elder — John Rennie (7 June 1761 at Phantassie , near East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland 4 October 1821), a farmer s younger son, was a Scottish civil engineer who designed many bridges, canals, and docks.Early yearsRennie showed a taste for mechanics… …   Wikipedia

  • Rennie — Rennie, John, Schotte, geb. 1761, gest. 1822 zu London, berühmter Baumeister; seine Hauptwerke sind: der Kennet u. Avonkanal, der Hafendamm von Plymouth, die Ankerschmiede in Portsmouth, zu London die Waterloo und Southwarkbrücke …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • John Rennie the Younger — Infobox Engineer image width = 150px caption = PAGENAME name = John Rennie nationality = English birth date = 30 August 1794 birth place = Southwark, London death date = Death date and age|1874|9|3|1794|8|30|df=y death place = Bengeo,… …   Wikipedia

  • john — /jon/, n. Slang. 1. a toilet or bathroom. 2. (sometimes cap.) a fellow; guy. 3. (sometimes cap.) a prostitute s customer. [generic use of the proper name] * * * I known as John Lackland born Dec. 24, 1167, Oxford, Eng. died Oct. 18/19, 1216,… …   Universalium

  • John — /jon/, n. 1. the apostle John, believed to be the author of the fourth Gospel, three Epistles, and the book of Revelation. 2. See John the Baptist. 3. (John Lackland) 1167? 1216, king of England 1199 1216; signer of the Magna Carta 1215 (son of… …   Universalium

  • John Rennie — may refer to:People* John Rennie the Elder (1761 ndash;1821), engineer (factories, canals, design of London Bridge) * Sir John Rennie the Younger (1794 ndash;1874), engineer (rail lines, completion of London Bridge) * John Rennie (naval… …   Wikipedia

  • Rennie — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Callum Keith Rennie (* 1960), kanadischer Schauspieler Ernest Amelius Rennie (1868–1935), britischer Diplomat George Rennie (1802–1860), Bildhauer, Politiker und Gouverneur der Falkland Inseln John Rennie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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