Sir Joseph William Bazalgette, CB (//; 28 March 1819 – 15 March 1891) was a 19th-century English civil engineer. As chief engineer of London's Metropolitan Board of Works his major achievement was the creation (in response to the Great Stinkof 1858) of a sewer network for central London which was instrumental in relieving the city from cholera epidemics, while beginning the cleansing of the River Thames.
|Born||Joseph William Bazalgette|
28 March 1819
Clay Hill, Enfield, London, England
|Died||15 March 1891 (aged 71)|
Wimbledon, London, England