Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford bio

Birth Name: Thomas Telford

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: August 9, 1757

Date Of Death: September 2, 1834

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Scottish

Thomas Telford was born on the 9th of August, 1757. He was famous for being a Engineer. Scottish civil engineer and architect known for his construction of canals, bridges, and roads in the U.K. He was the first President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Thomas Telford was born in Scotland. He was apprenticed to a stonemason at the age of fourteen and worked in Edinburgh until he moved to London. He became a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1821.

Thomas Telford was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Thomas Telford was born in 1750s.

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

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Personal Life

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Thomas Telford was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Thomas Telford
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Thomas Telford was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Thomas Telford was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Thomas Telford had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Thomas Telford’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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