John Fowler


Birthday July 15, 1817

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Nov 20, 1898 (81)

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British engineer who helped start London's famous Underground subway service.

Before Fame

After completing his education in private schools, he served as an apprentice for several prominent engineers.


The underground rail lines that he helped build now form part of the Underground's Circle line.

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Broadbent in July 1850.

Associated With

Like Gustave Eiffel, who designed the Eiffel Tower, he helped create an iconic landmark.