John Nash

1752 - 1835

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John Nash (18 January 1752 – 13 May 1835) was one of the foremost British architects of the Georgian and Regency eras, during which he was responsible for the design, in the neoclassical and picturesque styles, of many important areas of London. His designs were financed by the Prince Regent and by the era's most successful property developer, James Burton. Nash also collaborated extensively with Burton's son, Decimus Burton.Nash's best-known solo designs are the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, Marble Arch, and Buckingham Palace. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Nash has received more than 165,249 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). John Nash is the 159th most popular architect (down from 156th in 2019), the 1,255th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,144th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Architect.

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Among architects, John Nash ranks 159 out of 424Before him are Alonzo Cano, Charlotte Perriand, Ricardo Bofill, Carlo Fontana, Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, and Aino Aalto. After him are Ernst Neufert, Jacobus Oud, Konstantin Melnikov, Gio Ponti, Paul Abadie, and Jacob van Campen.

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Among people born in 1752, John Nash ranks 13Before him are Karl Mack von Leiberich, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, Jacques Roux, Thomas Chatterton, Adolph Freiherr Knigge, and Nguyễn Huệ. After him are Infante Gabriel of Spain, Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt, Betsy Ross, Sébastien Érard, Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria, and Niccolò Antonio Zingarelli. Among people deceased in 1835, John Nash ranks 9Before him are Wilhelm von Humboldt, Antoine-Jean Gros, Édouard Mortier, Duke of Trévise, Thérésa Tallien, Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg, and Catharina of Württemberg. After him are Guillaume Dupuytren, François Étienne de Kellermann, Izabela Czartoryska, Archduke Anton Victor of Austria, Julius Klaproth, and August von Platen-Hallermünde.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Nash ranks 1,255 out of 6,924Before him are Ken Russell (1927), N. R. Pogson (1829), Thomas Arne (1710), Boy George (1961), Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick (1475), and Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (1935). After him are Ryan Giggs (1973), Edward Bach (1886), Alfred Molina (1953), Edith Cavell (1865), J. Michael Kosterlitz (1943), and Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, John Nash ranks 7Before him are Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank (1935), Christopher Wren (1632), Ebenezer Howard (1850), Robert Adam (1728), James Stirling (1926), and Inigo Jones (1573). After him are Joseph Paxton (1803), Michael Ventris (1922), William Kent (1685), Archibald Leitch (1865), Glenn Murcutt (1936), and Augustus Pugin (1812).