Jules Hardouin-Mansart

1646 - 1708

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Jules Hardouin-Mansart (French pronunciation: [ʒyl aʁdwɛ̃ mɑ̃saʁ]; 16 April 1646 – 11 May 1708) was a French Baroque architect and builder whose major work included the Place des Victoires (1684–1690); Place Vendôme (1690); the domed chapel of Les Invalides (1690), and the Grand Trianon of the Palace of Versailles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jules Hardouin-Mansart has received more than 154,680 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 37 in 2019). Jules Hardouin-Mansart is the 58th most popular architect (down from 54th in 2019), the 756th most popular biography from France (down from 692nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular French Architect.

Jules Hardouin-Mansart is most famous for being the architect of the Palace of Versailles.

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Over the past year Jules Hardouin-Mansart has had the most page views in the with 29,715 views, followed by English (18,692), and Spanish (8,103). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Luxembourgish (364.55%), Occitan (69.33%), and Esperanto (56.43%)


Among architects, Jules Hardouin-Mansart ranks 58 out of 518Before him are Álvaro Siza Vieira, Giacomo della Porta, Richard Meier, Guarino Guarini, Louis Le Vau, and François Mansart. After him are Jože Plečnik, Arno Breker, Giuliano da Sangallo, Aldo Rossi, Buckminster Fuller, and Josef Hoffmann.

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Among people born in 1646, Jules Hardouin-Mansart ranks 4Before him are Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Christian V of Denmark, and Ismail Ibn Sharif. After him are Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Antoine Galland, John Flamsteed, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Godfrey Kneller, Maria Francisca of Savoy, Hortense Mancini, and Alexandre Exquemelin. Among people deceased in 1708, Jules Hardouin-Mansart ranks 2Before him is Guru Gobind Singh. After him are Prince George of Denmark, Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, Hedvig Sophia of Sweden, Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, Seki Takakazu, Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat, Ludolf Bakhuizen, John Blow, and Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jules Hardouin-Mansart ranks 756 out of 6,770Before him are François Mansart (1598), Theobald I of Navarre (1201), Robert Doisneau (1912), Joan II of Navarre (1311), Marie Laforêt (1939), and Girard Desargues (1591). After him are Jean Victor Marie Moreau (1763), Adelbert von Chamisso (1781), Charles-François Daubigny (1817), Thomas Bangalter (1), Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (1279), and Juliette Gréco (1927).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Jules Hardouin-Mansart ranks 8Before him are André Le Nôtre (1613), Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (1814), Ferdinand Cheval (1836), Jean Nouvel (1945), Louis Le Vau (1612), and François Mansart (1598). After him are Charles Garnier (1825), Pierre Lescot (1515), Hector Guimard (1867), Claude Perrault (1613), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), and Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736).