Austrian engineer and pioneer in road and bridge construction in Austria, Switzerland and Italy. Designer of the Suez Canal.
|Born on||23 January 1799 in Fiera di Primiero, Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy, Europe|
|Deceased on||1 October 1858 in Vienna, Austria, Europe|
Knighted by the Austrian emperor. He chooses the title "von Moldelbe" (combining the river names Moldau and Elbe) as his title of nobility. This caused quite a stir as it put emphasis on his Bohemian heritage.
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