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Brisson, Barnabé

Born: 1777 AD
Died: 1828 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Philologist

1777 – Born on October 11th in Lyon, France.


1793 – Entered the École des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris and began to study at the newly created École Centrale des Travaux Publics which had opened that year.


1796 – He graduated from was admitted to the Corps des Ponts et Chaussées.


1802-1809 – Collaborated in the construction of the St Quentin Canal.


1820 – Brisson was appointed professor of stereometry and construction at the École des Ponts et Chaussées.


1824 – Was the appointed secretary of the Conseil Royal des Ponts et Chaussées.