Wren,Sir Christopher

Wren,Sir Christopher
Wren, Sir Christopher. 1632-1723.
English architect who designed more than 50 London churches, most notably Saint Paul's Cathedral (1675-1710). His secular works include the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford (1664-1669) and Trinity College Library in Cambridge (1676-1684).

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  • Wren, Sir Christopher — born Oct. 20, 1632, East Knoyle, Wiltshire, Eng. died Feb. 25, 1723, London British architect, astronomer, and geometrician. He taught astronomy at Gresham College, London (1657–61) and Oxford (1661–73), and did not turn to architecture until… …   Universalium

  • Wren, sir Christopher — ► (1632 1723) Arquitecto y matemático inglés. Construyó y restauró un número considerable de iglesias, el Teatro Sheldon de Oxford y la catedral de San Pablo. * * * (20 oct. 1632, East Knoyle, Wiltshire, Inglaterra–25 feb. 1723, Londres).… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • WREN, SIR CHRISTOPHER —    architect, born at East Knoyle, in Wiltshire; educated at Westminster School and Wadham College, Oxford, and became Fellow of All Souls; was early distinguished in mathematics and for mechanical ingenuity, and soon became notable for his skill …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Sir Christopher Wren — (* 20. Oktober 1632 in East Knoyle in Wiltshire; † 25. Februar 1723 in Hampton Court) war ein britischer Astronom und Architekt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sir Christopher Wren — noun English architect who designed more than fifty London churches (1632 1723) • Syn: ↑Wren • Instance Hypernyms: ↑architect, ↑designer …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Christopher Wren — Sir Christopher Wren Sir Christopher Wren (* 20. Oktoberjul./ 30. Oktober 1632greg. in East Knoyle in Wiltshire; † 25. Februar 1722jul./ 8. März  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Christopher Wren — sir Christopher Wren Sir Christopher Wren (20 octobre 1632, East Knoyle 25 février 1723, Hampton Court) est un savant et architecte britannique du XVII …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Christopher Wren — Christopher Wren. Sir Christopher Wren (20 de octubre de 1632 25 de febrero de 1723) fue un científico y arquitecto del siglo XVII, famoso por sus trabajos de reconstrucción de las iglesias de Londres tras el gran inc …   Wikipedia Español

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