biographical name John Augustus 1806-1869 American (German-born) civil engineer

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  • Roebling — ist der Name folgender Personen: John August Roebling (1806–1869), deutsch amerikanischer Ingenieur und Brückenbauer Washington August Roebling (1837–1926), US amerikanischer Brückenbauingenieur John August Roebling II. (1867–1952), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roebling — [rō′bliŋ] John A(ugustus) 1806 69; U.S. civil engineer & bridge designer, born in Germany …   English World dictionary

  • ROEBLING — GERMANY (see also List of Individuals) 12.6.1806 Mühlhausen/D 22.7.1869 Brooklyn NY/USA John (Johann) Roebling graduated in 1826 as a civil engineer from the Berlin Polytechnic. He stayed for three years with the Prussian Corps of Engineers to… …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • Roebling — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Roebling peut renvoyer à : John Augustus Roebling, ingénieur civil américain d origine allemande ; Washington Roebling, fils du précédent,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Roebling — noun United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806 1869) • Syn: ↑John Roebling, ↑John Augustus Roebling • Instance Hypernyms: ↑engineer, ↑applied scientist, ↑technologist * * * /roh… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roebling — Original name in latin Roebling Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 40.11594 latitude 74.78627 altitude 18 Population 3715 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Roebling — /roh bling/, n. 1. John Augustus, 1806 69, U.S. engineer, born in Germany: pioneer of wire rope suspension bridges, designer of the Brooklyn Bridge. 2. his son, Washington Augustus, 1837 1926, U.S. engineer: completed Brooklyn Bridge 1883. * * * …   Universalium

  • Roebling — Roeb•ling [[t]ˈroʊ blɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) big John Augustus, 1806–69, U.S. engineer, born in Germany 2) big his son, Washington Augustus, 1837–1926, U.S. engineer …   From formal English to slang

  • ROEBLING (J. A.) — ROEBLING JOHN AUGUSTUS (1806 1869) Les ponts ne relèvent pas à proprement parler de l’architecture: on confie généralement leur construction à des ingénieurs n’ayant aucune formation architecturale, Maillart étant l’exception la plus remarquable… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Roebling Point — is a area of Covington, northern Kentucky, located at the foot of the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge. This neighborhood is going through extensive changes. Since August 2007, the Ascent (luxury condos designed by Daniel Libeskind), has… …   Wikipedia

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