John Soane

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John Soane

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Portrait painted by Thomas Lawrence
John Soan

(1753-09-10)10 September 1753
Died20 January 1837(1837-01-20) (aged 83)
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, England

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][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Darley, Gillian (1999). John Soane An Accidental Romantic. Yale University Press. p. 264. ISBN 978-0-300-08165-7.
  2. "John Soane and the learned societies of Somerset House". The Royal Society. 15 April 2011. Retrieved 3 August 2019.