Charles Cameron

1746 - 1812

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Charles Cameron (1745 – 19 March 1812) was a Scottish architect who made an illustrious career at the court of Catherine II of Russia. Cameron, a practitioner of early neoclassical architecture, was the chief architect of Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk palaces and the adjacent new town of Sophia from his arrival in Russia in 1779 to Catherine's death in 1796. Cameron concentrated exclusively on country palaces and landscape gardens. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Cameron has received more than 9,616 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Cameron is the 355th most popular architect (down from 341st in 2019), the 2,880th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,791st in 2019) and the 20th most popular British Architect.

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Among architects, Charles Cameron ranks 355 out of 518Before him are László Hudec, Laurynas Gucevičius, Momik, Arturo Soria y Mata, Justus Dahinden, and Mario Bellini. After him are Joseph Bové, Lars Sonck, Peter Joseph Lenné, Juan de Villanueva, Fazlur Rahman Khan, and Francesco Laparelli.

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Among people born in 1746, Charles Cameron ranks 30Before him are Antonio Rosetti, Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt, Jean-Sifrein Maury, Bernardo de Gálvez, Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle, and William Curtis. After him are Joachim Heinrich Campe, Robert R. Livingston, André Thouin, Louise du Pierry, James Wyatt, and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. Among people deceased in 1812, Charles Cameron ranks 21Before him are Marianna Martines, Claude François de Malet, Franz Pforr, Hugo Kołłątaj, Franz Anton Hoffmeister, and Christian Gottlob Heyne. After him are Victor II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym, Richard Kirwan, Augustus Christian Frederick, Duke of Anhalt-Köthen, Joseph Woelfl, Matvey Kazakov, and John Colter.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Cameron ranks 2,880 out of 8,785Before him are Brian Ferneyhough (1943), Joseph Morgan (1981), Sienna Guillory (1975), Stella McCartney (1971), Alfred Tysoe (1874), and Jonathan Bailey (1988). After him are Michael Morpurgo (1943), Kathleen Kenyon (1906), Cosmo Duff-Gordon (1862), Tim Pigott-Smith (1946), Anita Brookner (1928), and Magnus Erlendsson, Earl of Orkney (1075).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Charles Cameron ranks 20Before him are Augustus Pugin (1812), Glenn Murcutt (1936), Charles Barry (1795), John Vanbrugh (1664), Edwin Lutyens (1869), and Thomas Telford (1757). After him are John Soane (1753), Capability Brown (1716), Frederick Catherwood (1799), Nora Stanton Barney (1883), Carlos Raúl Villanueva (1900), and Peter Cook (1936).