Ange-Jacques GABRIEL

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Architect & Designer

FrenchBorn Ange-Jacques GABRIEL

Principal architect of King Louis XV of France

Born on October 23, 1698 in Paris , France

Died on January 04, 1782 in Paris , France

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Ange-Jacques Gabriel was born on October 23, 1698 to a famous Parisian family of architects, and was connected by marriage with another celebrated architect of the time, François Mansart. His grandfather was an architect, and his father, Jacques Gabriel (1667-1742) received the title of Controller of the Buildings of the King at the age twenty-one. His father's major projects included the Hotel de Ville of Rennes and the Place Royale (now Place de la Bourse) in Bordeaux. The young Ange-Jacques became a member of the Académie royale d'architecture in 1728, and assisted his father on the the Place de la Bourse, He became the principal assistant to his father as Premier Architecte at the Versailles from 1735 and, after the death of his father, succeeded him as chief architect of the King.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   Ange-Jacques Gabriel was born on October 23, 1698 to a famous Parisian family of architects, and was connected by marriage with another celebrated architect of the time, François Mansart. His grandfather was an architect, and his father, Jacques Gabriel (1667-1742) received the title of Controller of the Buildings of the King at the age twenty-one. His father's major projects included the Hotel de Ville of Rennes and the Place Royale (now Place de la Bourse) in Bordeaux. The young Ange-Jacques became a member of the Académie royale d'architecture in 1728, and assisted his father on the the Place de la Bourse, He became the principal assistant to his father as Premier Architecte at the Versailles from 1735 and, after the death of his father, succeeded him as chief architect of the King.



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