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Charles Garnier

1825 - 1898

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Jean-Louis Charles Garnier (pronounced [ʃaʁl ɡaʁnje]; 6 November 1825 – 3 August 1898) was a French architect, perhaps best known as the architect of the Palais Garnier and the Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Garnier has received more than 8,322 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Charles Garnier is the 66th most popular architect (up from 70th in 2019), the 816th most popular biography from France (up from 836th in 2019) and the 9th most popular French Architect.

Charles Garnier is most famous for being the architect of the Paris Opera House.

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Among architects, Charles Garnier ranks 66 out of 424Before him are Arnolfo di Cambio, Philip Johnson, Ricardo Bofill, Jean Nouvel, Senenmut, and Buckminster Fuller. After him are Hector Guimard, Minoru Yamasaki, Peter Zumthor, Erich Mendelsohn, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, and Daniel Libeskind.

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Among people born in 1825, Charles Garnier ranks 8Before him are William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Ferdinand Lassalle, Pedro II of Brazil, Jean-Martin Charcot, and Johann Jakob Balmer. After him are Paul Kruger, Julia, Princess of Battenberg, Dadabhai Naoroji, Marie of Prussia, Eduard Hanslick, and Emil Erlenmeyer. Among people deceased in 1898, Charles Garnier ranks 13Before him are Eugène Boudin, Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Ivan Shishkin, Johann Jakob Balmer, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and John Newlands. After him are Aubrey Beardsley, Félicien Rops, Heungseon Daewongun, Henry Bessemer, Syed Ahmad Khan, and William Ewart Gladstone.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Garnier ranks 816 out of 6,011Before him are Paul Reynaud (1878), Emmanuelle Riva (1927), Judith of Bavaria (797), Renée of France (1510), Paul Landowski (1875), and Louis Barthou (1862). After him are Nicolas Oudinot (1767), Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651), Jean Froissart (1337), Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier (1627), Jean-Georges Noverre (1727), and Hector Guimard (1867).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Charles Garnier ranks 9Before him are André Le Nôtre (1613), Suger (1080), François Mansart (1598), Jules Hardouin-Mansart (1646), Louis Le Vau (1612), and Jean Nouvel (1945). After him are Hector Guimard (1867), Ferdinand Cheval (1836), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736), Claude Perrault (1613), and Pierre Lescot (1515).