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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 8,692 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Cameron is the 338th most popular architect (down from 306th in 2019), the 2,798th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,394th in 2019) and the 21st most popular British Architect.

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Among architects, Charles Cameron ranks 338 out of 424Before him are Lipót Baumhorn, Giuseppe Valadier, Jaap Bakema, Shelley McNamara, Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, and Auguste de Montferrand. After him are Heinrich von Ferstel, Francesco Sabatini, László Hudec, Lars Sonck, Joseph Bové, and Theodor Fischer.

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Among people born in 1746, Charles Cameron ranks 29Before him are Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Crown Princess of Prussia, Charles II August, Duke of Zweibrücken, William Curtis, Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle, and Jean-Sifrein Maury. After him are Robert R. Livingston, Joachim Heinrich Campe, James Wyatt, Peter Jacob Hjelm, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, and Begum Samru. Among people deceased in 1812, Charles Cameron ranks 21Before him are Isaac Titsingh, Christian Gottlob Heyne, Claude François de Malet, Richard Kirwan, Hugo Kołłątaj, and Victor II, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym. After him are Augustus Christian Frederick, Duke of Anhalt-Köthen, Joseph Woelfl, Matvey Kazakov, John Colter, Isaac Brock, and Joel Barlow.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Cameron ranks 2,798 out of 7,765Before him are Henry Maitland Wilson (1881), Richard O'Brien (1942), Harry Styles (1994), Effie Gray (1828), Nevile Henderson (1882), and Gary Neville (1975). After him are Alicia Markova (1910), Isabella of Scotland, Duchess of Brittany (1426), Ray Cooney (1932), Enoch Powell (1912), Tony Abbott (1957), and Anne Hutchinson (1591).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Charles Cameron ranks 21Before him are John Vanbrugh (1664), John Soane (1753), David Chipperfield (1953), Thomas Telford (1757), Edwin Lutyens (1869), and Ralph Erskine (1914). After him are Frederick Catherwood (1799), Nicholas Grimshaw (1939), Capability Brown (1716), Edward Blore (1787), Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington (1694), and Peter Cook (1936).