John Soane

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Sir
John Soane
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Thomas Lawrence John Soane.JPG
Portrait painted by Thomas Lawrence
BornJohn Soan
(1753-09-10)10 September 1753
Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England
Died20 January 1837(1837-01-20) (aged 83)
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, England
OccupationArchitect
Buildings

Sir John Soane (10 September 1753 – 20 January 1837) was an English architect. He was knighted in 1831. He was the greatest architect of his day. His house in Lincoln's Inn Fields is now Sir John Soane's Museum and is open to the public. On 15 November 1821 Soane was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.[1]

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  1. Darley, p. 264