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 92,678 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Jules Hardouin-Mansart is the 51st most popular architect (up from 55th in 2019), the 636th most popular biography from France (up from 692nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular French Architect.

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

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Among architects, Jules Hardouin-Mansart ranks 51 out of 424. Before him are Santiago Calatrava, Buckminster Fuller, Carlo Maderno, Michelozzo, Rem Koolhaas, and I. M. Pei. After him are Giacomo della Porta, Richard Meier, Kenzō Tange, Isidore of Miletus, Philip Johnson, and François Mansart.

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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, Maria Francisca of Savoy, Hortense Mancini, Godfrey Kneller, and Charles Plumier. Among people deceased in 1708, Jules Hardouin-Mansart ranks 1After him are Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, Guru Gobind Singh, Prince George of Denmark, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, Hedvig Sophia of Sweden, Seki Takakazu, Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat, John Blow, Ludolf Bakhuizen, and Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jules Hardouin-Mansart ranks 636 out of 5,234. Before him are Richard Clayderman (1953), Pierre Richard (1934), Léonin (1135), François Guizot (1787), Nicole Oresme (1323), and Jean Dubuffet (1901). After him are Lucien Febvre (1878), Jean-Jacques Annaud (1943), Gaston Leroux (1868), Michel Legrand (1932), Theuderic I (485), and Jean-Henri Fabre (1823).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Jules Hardouin-Mansart ranks 5Before him are Georges-Eugène Haussmann (1809), André Le Nôtre (1613), Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (1814), and Suger (1080). After him are François Mansart (1598), Louis Le Vau (1612), Charles Garnier (1825), Jean Nouvel (1945), Hector Guimard (1867), Ferdinand Cheval (1836), and Claude Perrault (1613).