Charles Bulfinch

1763 - 1844

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Charles Bulfinch (August 8, 1763 – April 15, 1844) was an early American architect, and has been regarded by many as the first American-born professional architect to practice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Bulfinch has received more than 190,319 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Bulfinch is the 506th most popular architect, the 13,183rd most popular biography from United States and the 37th most popular American Architect.

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Among architects, Charles Bulfinch ranks 506 out of 518Before him are Arnstein Arneberg, Max Abramovitz, Andrew Jackson Downing, Yasmeen Lari, Marion Mahony Griffin, and Luigi Negri. After him are Charles Correa, Marco Casagrande, John Douglas, Richard Norman Shaw, Charles Holden, and Billy Casper.

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Among people born in 1763, Charles Bulfinch ranks 43Before him are Pierre Adet, Johann Gottfried Seume, Wolfe Tone, Jens Esmark, William Cobbett, and János Batsányi.  Among people deceased in 1844, Charles Bulfinch ranks 44Before him are Princess Sophia of Gloucester, Gaetano Savi, Thomas Henderson, Thomas Campbell, Sándor Kisfaludy, and Domingo Nieto.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Bulfinch ranks 13,183 out of 20,380Before him are Rob Riggle (1970), Fat Mike (1967), Sean Paul Lockhart (1986), Marion Martin (1909), D. B. Weiss (1971), and Bill Johnson (1960). After him are Bill Lienhard (1930), Tim Witherspoon (1957), Michael Ealy (1973), Shirley Ann Grau (1929), Sam Rivers (1977), and Gail Fisher (1935).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Charles Bulfinch ranks 37Before him are Alfred Mosher Butts (1899), John Russell Pope (1874), Maya Lin (1959), Max Abramovitz (1908), Andrew Jackson Downing (1815), and Marion Mahony Griffin (1871). After him are Billy Casper (1931), and Alexis Sablone (1986).