Ange-Jacques Gabriel

1698 - 1782

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Ange-Jacques Gabriel (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃ʒ ʒak ɡabʁijɛl]; 23 October 1698 – 4 January 1782) was the principal architect of King Louis XV of France. His major works included the Place de la Concorde, the École Militaire, and the Petit Trianon and opera theater at the Palace of Versailles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ange-Jacques Gabriel has received more than 115,999 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Ange-Jacques Gabriel is the 99th most popular architect (up from 108th in 2019), the 1,100th most popular biography from France (up from 1,221st in 2019) and the 15th most popular French Architect.

Gabriel was a French architect who is most famous for designing the Palais-Royal in Paris.

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Among architects, Ange-Jacques Gabriel ranks 99 out of 518Before him are Mnesikles, Minoru Yamasaki, Arata Isozaki, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, and Lluís Domènech i Montaner. After him are Étienne-Louis Boullée, Amenhotep, son of Hapu, César Pelli, Filarete, Hannes Meyer, and Luis Barragán.

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Among people born in 1698, Ange-Jacques Gabriel ranks 5Before him are Pierre Louis Maupertuis, Pietro Metastasio, Giuseppe Guarneri, and Colin Maclaurin. After him are Pierre Bouguer, Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, Riccardo Broschi, Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Jean Calas, and Erik Pontoppidan. Among people deceased in 1782, Ange-Jacques Gabriel ranks 12Before him are Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, Pietro Metastasio, Jacques de Vaucanson, Sophie of France, Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, and Anna Göldi. After him are Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, Anna Dorothea Therbusch, Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt, Princess Maria Carolina of Savoy, Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Hyder Ali.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ange-Jacques Gabriel ranks 1,100 out of 6,770Before him are Claude Joseph Vernet (1714), Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737), Charles Trenet (1913), Odo the Great (650), Lucien Tesnière (1893), and Victorien Sardou (1831). After him are Heinrich Kramer (1430), Theobald II of Navarre (1239), Pepin II of Aquitaine (823), Henry Louis Le Chatelier (1850), Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762), and Flora Tristan (1803).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Ange-Jacques Gabriel ranks 15Before him are Charles Garnier (1825), Pierre Lescot (1515), Hector Guimard (1867), Claude Perrault (1613), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), and Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736). After him are Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), Lúcio Costa (1902), Jacques-Germain Soufflot (1713), Charlotte Perriand (1903), Philibert de l'Orme (1514), and Jean Chalgrin (1739).