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, 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. All his indisputable tangible works "can be encompassed in a day's tour"; 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 7,646 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Charles Cameron is the 306th most popular architect (up from 316th in 2019), the 2,396th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,498th in 2019) and the 19th most popular British Architect.

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Among architects, Charles Cameron ranks 306 out of 424Before him are Marcello Piacentini, José Benito de Churriguera, Antonio Rinaldi, Konstantin Thon, Willem Marinus Dudok, and Georges Candilis. After him are Justus Dahinden, Friedrich Gilly, Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, Ernst Ziller, Henning Larsen, and Joseph Poelaert.

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Among people born in 1746, Charles Cameron ranks 26Before him are Alexander Andreyevich Baranov, Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, Izabela Czartoryska, Antonio Rosetti, François-André Vincent, and William Curtis. After him are Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle, Jean-Sifrein Maury, Joachim Heinrich Campe, Robert R. Livingston, Peter Jacob Hjelm, and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. Among people deceased in 1812, Charles Cameron ranks 17Before him are Marianna Martines, Isaac Titsingh, Duke George of Oldenburg, Franz Anton Hoffmeister, Christian Gottlob Heyne, and Hugo Kołłątaj. After him are Richard Kirwan, Augustus Christian Frederick, Duke of Anhalt-Köthen, Matvey Kazakov, Isaac Brock, Joel Barlow, and Gunning Bedford Jr..

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Cameron ranks 2,396 out of 6,924Before him are Dionysios Kasdaglis (1872), Storm Thorgerson (1944), Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Norway (1261), Eric Temple Bell (1883), Marina Sirtis (1955), and Richard K. Guy (1916). After him are Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (1678), Penelope Fitzgerald (1916), Steve Jones (1955), Rachel Ward (1957), Rosemary Sutcliff (1920), and Simon Phillips (1957).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Charles Cameron ranks 19Before him are Augustus Pugin (1812), Charles Barry (1795), Ralph Erskine (1914), John Vanbrugh (1664), Thomas Telford (1757), and David Chipperfield (1953). After him are John Soane (1753), Frederick Catherwood (1799), Edwin Lutyens (1869), Capability Brown (1716), Kenneth Frampton (1930), and Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington (1694).