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Tomaso Maria Napoli

Book review by Dr Stephen C Spiteri PhD 

Johann Pleitner

Johann Pleitner was born in Nabburg (Bavaria-Ober Pfalz in Germany) to a well-off bourgeoise family.

Charles Augustin de Coulomb

Charles Augustin Coulomb's father was Henry Coulomb and his mother was Catherine Bajet.

Michelangelo's projects for the fortification of Florence

The Casa Buonarroti in Florence preserves a series of ground plans executed by Michelangelo for several fortifications of Florence in I529.

Tadeusz Kościuszko

Thaddeus Kosciuszko (Tadas Kosciuska in Lithuanian) was an officer of Lithuanian descent who finished his education in France

William Francis Drummond Jervois

Shortly after he was commissioned, Lieutenant Jervois was posted to South Africa.

Romer, Wolfgang William

ROMER, WOLFGANG WILLIAM (1640–1713), military engineer, born at The Hague on 23 April 1640,

Christiano Rieger

The Viennese Rieger joined the Jesuits in his hometown as a seventeen years old kid.

Eduard Totleben

Eduard Ivanovich Totleben (Russian: Эдуа́рд Ива́нович Тотле́бен, sometimes transliterated as Todleben)

Thomas Phillips

Thomas Phillips (died 22 November 1693) was an influential military engineer of the seventeenth century,


Blaise Pagan (1604 - 1665)

Blaise François Pagan, a French army engineer and Vauban's teacher, founded France's first fortification school

Marc René, marquis de Montalembert

Marc René, marquis de Montalembert (16 July 1714 – 29 March 1800) was a French military engineer and writer,

Giovanni Battista Calvi

Giovanni Battista Calvi (also known as Giovan Battista Calvi, Gianbattista Calvi and/or Juan Bautista Calvi)

Henri Alexis Brialmont

Henri Alexis Brialmont (Venlo May 25, 1821 – Brussels July 21, 1903) was a Dutch-born Belgian military engineer.

Gundulf of Rochester

Gundulf (or Gundulph) was a Norman monk who came to England following the Conquest.

Henry Brewerton

Bvt. Brigadier-General Henry Brewerton was born, Sep. 25, 1801, in the city of New York.

François, marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat

François, marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat (August 18, 1754 – October 3, 1833), French general and military engineer,


Théodore Cornut

And the Fortifications of Essouira.

Francis Barrallier

Louis François Barrallier (1773-1853), commonly known as Francis Barrallier, was a minor, but nevertheless significant figure, in the history of exploration and mapping.

Michel Chartier de Lotbinière

Michel Chartier de Lotbinière, 1st Marquis de Lotbinière (1723–1798), Seigneur of Vaudreuil, Lotbinière and Rigaud, Quebec etc.

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