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Engebret Soot

Norwegian engineer

Died when: 72 years 281 days (873 months)
Star Sign: Gemini

 

Engebret Soot

Engebret Olsen Soot (26 May 1786 – 3 March 1859) was a Norwegian engineer.He was one of Norway's first canal builders and joined the timber channels at Otteid and Mangen-Grasmo.

He is known as the father of the Fredrikshald Canal (now known as the Halden Canal) in south-eastern Norway.He constructed locks and canals for the transport of both watercraft and timber.


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