1661 - Born in East Drayton, Nottinghamshire, England.
1684 - Hawksmoor worked with his teacher, Christopher Wren, on projects including Chelsea Hospital, St. Paul's Cathedral, Hampton Court Palace and Greenwich Hospital.
1689 - Hawksmoor was named Clerk of the Works at Kensington Palace.
1702 - Hawksmoor designed the baroque country house of Easton Neston in Northamptonshire for Sir William Fermor.
1705 - Deputy Surveyor of Works at Greenwich.
1718 - Wren was superseded by the new, amateur Surveyor, William Benson,
1721 - Hawksmoor was deprived of his double post to provide places for Benson's brother, a bitter blow. "Poor Hawksmoor.
1922 - Hawksmoor's architecture has influenced several poets and authors of the twentieth century. His church St Mary Woolnoth is mentioned in T.S. Eliot's poem The Waste Land.
1723 - He also designed the west towers of Westminster Abbey, superimposed on the medieval portal, and became Surveyor of the Abbey when Wren died.
1736 -Died on the 25th of March.
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