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Claude Perrault

1613 - 1688

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Claude Perrault (25 September 1613 – 9 October 1688) was a French physician and an amateur architect, best known for his participation in the design of the east façade of the Louvre in Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Perrault has received more than 115,720 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Claude Perrault is the 100th most popular architect (down from 85th in 2019), the 1,121st most popular biography from France (down from 951st in 2019) and the 14th most popular French Architect.

Claude Perrault was a French architect and author of the first book on architecture in the vernacular language. He is most famous for the design of the east facade of the Louvre in Paris.

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Among architects, Claude Perrault ranks 100 out of 424Before him are Peter Eisenman, Frei Otto, Luis Barragán, Arata Isozaki, Toyo Ito, and Giuliano da Sangallo. After him are Pierre Lescot, Pier Luigi Nervi, Auguste Perret, Eileen Gray, César Pelli, and Étienne-Louis Boullée.

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Among people born in 1613, Claude Perrault ranks 4Before him are François de La Rochefoucauld, André Le Nôtre, and Gerrit Dou. After him are Carl Gustaf Wrangel, John George II, Elector of Saxony, Bartholomeus van der Helst, Mattia Preti, Giovanni Pietro Bellori, Jean François Paul de Gondi, Luisa de Guzmán, and Khushal Khattak. Among people deceased in 1688, Claude Perrault ranks 5Before him are Henry Morgan, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, John Bunyan, and Ferdinand Verbiest. After him are Narai, Joachim von Sandrart, Philippe Quinault, Constantine Phaulkon, Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, Maximilian Henry of Bavaria, and François Bernier.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude Perrault ranks 1,121 out of 6,011Before him are Charles I Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1580), Antonio I, Prince of Monaco (1661), Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737), Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona (1082), Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours (1814), and Jean Marc Gaspard Itard (1774). After him are Isabella of Hainault (1170), Marine Le Pen (1968), Bernard Tapie (1943), Jean-Claude Carrière (1931), Aimery of Cyprus (1172), and Odile of Alsace (662).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Claude Perrault ranks 14Before him are Jean Nouvel (1945), Charles Garnier (1825), Hector Guimard (1867), Ferdinand Cheval (1836), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), and Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736). After him are Pierre Lescot (1515), Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), Lúcio Costa (1902), Ange-Jacques Gabriel (1698), Jacques-Germain Soufflot (1713), and Paul Abadie (1812).