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Jacques-Germain Soufflot

1713 - 1780

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Jacques-Germain Soufflot (French pronunciation: [ʒak ʒɛʁmɛ̃ suflo], 22 July 1713 – 29 August 1780) was a French architect in the international circle that introduced neoclassicism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques-Germain Soufflot has received more than 103,816 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Jacques-Germain Soufflot is the 131st most popular architect (down from 128th in 2019), the 1,486th most popular biography from France (down from 1,351st in 2019) and the 19th most popular French Architect.

Jacques-Germain Soufflot is most famous for designing the church of the parish of Saint-Etienne-du-Mont in Paris.

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Among architects, Jacques-Germain Soufflot ranks 131 out of 424Before him are James Stirling, Ettore Sottsass, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Robert Koldewey, Antonio Sant'Elia, and Theophil Hansen. After him are Carl Gotthard Langhans, Verner Panton, Carlo Scarpa, Hans Scharoun, Rafael Moneo, and Charles Eames.

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Among people born in 1713, Jacques-Germain Soufflot ranks 6Before him are Denis Diderot, Ferdinand VI of Spain, Laurence Sterne, Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille, and Alexis Clairaut. After him are Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Junípero Serra, Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasha, Guillaume Thomas François Raynal, John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, and John Needham. Among people deceased in 1780, Jacques-Germain Soufflot ranks 7Before him are Maria Theresa, Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, Bernardo Bellotto, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, and Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. After him are Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Victor Amadeus II, Prince of Carignano, Kristijonas Donelaitis, and Ernest Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques-Germain Soufflot ranks 1,486 out of 6,011Before him are Diane de France (1538), Austen Henry Layard (1817), Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville (1746), René Just Haüy (1743), Paul Poiret (1879), and Arnaud Amalric (1160). After him are William of Champeaux (1070), Julien Duvivier (1896), Balthasar Gérard (1557), Émile Gaboriau (1832), Émile Waldteufel (1837), and Alexandre de Rhodes (1591).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Jacques-Germain Soufflot ranks 19Before him are Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736), Claude Perrault (1613), Pierre Lescot (1515), Étienne-Louis Boullée (1728), Lúcio Costa (1902), and Ange-Jacques Gabriel (1698). After him are Paul Abadie (1812), Philibert de l'Orme (1514), Jean Chalgrin (1739), Charlotte Perriand (1903), Tony Garnier (1869), and Jacques-François Blondel (1705).