John Roebling

John Roebling bio

Birth Name: John Roebling

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: June 12, 1806

Date Of Death: July 22, 1869

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

John Roebling was born on the 12th of June, 1806. He was popular for being a Engineer. Remembered best for designing the Brooklyn Bridge, this 19th-century civil engineer helmed numerous other major projects, including the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge; the Allegheny Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge (which connects Ohio and Kentucky).

John Roebling was born in Germany. Before beginning his work in the United States, he studied engineering, architecture, hydraulics, and construction in Berlin, Germany. Tragically, while Roebling was investigating the future site of the Brooklyn Bridge, his foot was injured so badly by a boat that his toes had to be amputated. He then developed tetanus, a condition that quickly led to his death.

John Roebling was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Roebling was born in 1800s.

John Roebling is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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John Roebling’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Roebling’s parents.

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Personal Life

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John Roebling was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Roebling
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: John Roebling was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: John Roebling was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: John Roebling had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

John Roebling’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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