Born 1805 - Died 1894 French canal engineer who built the Suez canal and commenced construction of the Panama canal.
Ferdinand de Lesseps
Short biography and references.
Ferdinand de Lesseps Crosses the Isthmus
Illustrated account of Lessup's 1879 journey via the Panama railroad.
Suez History - Lesseps (Ferdinand de)
Concise illustrated biography.
Wikipedia: Ferdinand de Lesseps
Biography, portrait, works and references.
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