Georges-Eugène Haussmann

1809 - 1891

Georges-Eugène Haussmann

Georges-Eugène Haussmann, commonly known as Baron Haussmann (French: [ʒɔʁʒ øʒɛn (ba.ʁɔ̃)]; 27 March 1809 – 11 January 1891), was a French official who served as prefect of Seine (1853–1870), chosen by Emperor Napoleon III to carry out a massive urban renewal program of new boulevards, parks and public works in Paris commonly referred to as Haussmann's renovation of Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges-Eugène Haussmann has received more than 506,309 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 23rd most popular architect.

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Among architects, Georges-Eugène Haussmann ranks 23 out of 361Before him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Francesco Borromini, Louis Sullivan, I. M. Pei, Zaha Hadid, and Eugène Viollet-le-Duc. After him are Otto Wagner, Renzo Piano, Frank Gehry, Adolf Loos, Apollodorus of Damascus, and Victor Horta.

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Among people born in 1809, Georges-Eugène Haussmann ranks 8Before him are Edgar Allan Poe, Abraham Lincoln, Nikolai Gogol, Felix Mendelssohn, Louis Braille, and Pierre-Joseph Proudhon. After him are William Ewart Gladstone, Bruno Bauer, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Joseph Liouville, Albert Pike, and Hermann Grassmann. Among people deceased in 1891, Georges-Eugène Haussmann ranks 6Before him are Arthur Rimbaud, Nikolaus Otto, Georges Seurat, Herman Melville, and Helena Blavatsky. After him are P. T. Barnum, Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Léo Delibes, Helmuth von Moltke the Elder, Sofia Kovalevskaya, and Pedro II of Brazil.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges-Eugène Haussmann ranks 294 out of 4,109Before him are Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778), Diane de Poitiers (1499), Charles Messier (1730), Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (1814), Antonin Artaud (1896), and Georges de La Tour (1593). After him are Michel Platini (1955), Jean Renoir (1894), Jean Baudrillard (1929), James I of Aragon (1208), John the Fearless (1371), and Alphonse Daudet (1840).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Georges-Eugène Haussmann ranks 2Before him are Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (1814). After him are André Le Nôtre (1613), Suger (1080), François Mansart (1598), Jules Hardouin-Mansart (1646), Louis Le Vau (1612), Charles Garnier (1825), Hector Guimard (1867), Jean Nouvel (1945), Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736), and Claude Perrault (1613).

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