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Perrault, Claude

Born: 1613 AD
Died: 1688 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Architects

1613 – Born on September 25th in Paris, France. French physician and amateur architect who, together with Louis Le Vau, Charles Le Brun, and François d’Orbay, designed the eastern facade of the Louvre.

1666 – He was elected a member of the newly founded Academy of Sciences.

1673 – He produced a renowned French annotated translation of Vitruvius’ architectural treatise.

1688 – Died on October 9th in Paris.