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Biographical Information

Name: Carlos Lemaur
Other name(s): Charles Lemaur
Born in 1720 in , Marne (51), Grand-Est, France, Europe
Deceased on 25 November 1785 in , Madrid, Spain, Europe
Father of ,

Meets Antonio de Ulloa in Paris, who convinces him to go to Spain to deal with Canal de Castilla.

1763 - 1770

Works on road to Galicia.


Works on the draining the river of Betanzos, La Coruña, Spain.

1771 - 1785

Project and execution of Despeñaperros pass on the Royal Road to Andalucia across the Sierra Morena, 65 km in length with several bridges, embankments and retaining walls.

25 November 1785

Comits suicide in his house on Silva Street in Madrid.

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