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1650s in architecture

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1650s in architecture

Buildings

  • 1650 - The Marian column in Prague is erected (destroyed 1918).
  • 1651 - Collegiate Church of Saint Magdalena and Saint Stanisław in Poznań (Poland) is started (completed c.1701).
  • 1652 - Church of the Resurrection, Kostroma.
  • 1653
  • The Taj Mahal mausoleum at Agra in India (begun in 1630 and probably designed by Ustad Ahmad Lahauri) is completed.
  • The Radziwiłł Palace, Vilnius, is completed.
  • 1656
  • The Jama Masjid, Delhi, is completed.
  • The colonnade of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome is started by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
  • 1658 - Terraced houses at 52-55 Newington Green in London, perhaps by Thomas Pidcock, are completed.
  • 1659
  • Ca' Pesaro on the Grand Canal (Venice) is started by Baldassarre Longhena (completed 1710).
  • Tomb of Nadira Begum in Lahore is started.
  • Births

  • 1650: December 1 (bapt.) - William Talman, English architect, landscape designer and collector (died 1719)
  • 1651: March 2 - Carlo Gimach, Maltese architect, engineer and poet (died 1730)
  • 1651: September 3 - Roger North, English lawyer, biographer and amateur of the arts (died 1734)
  • 1654: May 23 - Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, Swedish baroque architect (died 1728)
  • 1655: July 7 - Christoph Dientzenhofer, Bavarian baroque architect (died 1722)
  • 1656: July 20 - Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Austrian baroque architect (died 1723)
  • Deaths

  • 1652: June 21 - Inigo Jones, English architect and theatrical designer (born 1573)
  • 1655: July 15 - Girolamo Rainaldi, Italian architect (born 1570)
  • References

    1650s in architecture Wikipedia


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