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Ange-Jacques Gabriel

1698 - 1782

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Ange-Jacques Gabriel (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 93,815 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Ange-Jacques Gabriel is the 109th most popular architect, the 1,225th most popular biography from France (down from 1,171st in 2019) and the 18th 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 109 out of 424Before him are Auguste Perret, Eileen Gray, César Pelli, Étienne-Louis Boullée, Lúcio Costa, and Bartolomeo Ammannati. After him are Hannes Meyer, Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Amenhotep, son of Hapu, Aino Aalto, and Eero Saarinen.

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Among people born in 1698, Ange-Jacques Gabriel ranks 6Before him are Pierre Louis Maupertuis, Pietro Metastasio, Giuseppe Guarneri, Riccardo Broschi, and Colin Maclaurin. After him are Pierre Bouguer, Joseph Süß Oppenheimer, Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Erik Pontoppidan, and Jean Calas. Among people deceased in 1782, Ange-Jacques Gabriel ranks 10Before him are Anne Bonny, Pietro Metastasio, Jacques de Vaucanson, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, and Taksin. After him are Anna Göldi, Sophie of France, Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt, Hyder Ali, and Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ange-Jacques Gabriel ranks 1,225 out of 6,011Before him are Pepin the Hunchback (770), Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy (1756), Louis, Count of Vendôme (1376), Alain de Lille (1117), Theuderic II (587), and Margaret II, Countess of Flanders (1202). After him are Fanny Ardant (1949), Adalberon (947), Laurent Blanc (1965), Prince Jean, Duke of Guise (1874), Édouard Mortier, Duke of Trévise (1768), and André Weil (1906).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Ange-Jacques Gabriel ranks 18Before him are Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736), Claude Perrault (1613), Pierre Lescot (1515), Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), and Lúcio Costa (1902). After him are Jacques-Germain Soufflot (1713), Paul Abadie (1812), Philibert de l'Orme (1514), Jean Chalgrin (1739), Charlotte Perriand (1903), and Tony Garnier (1869).