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1751 in architecture

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1751 in architecture

The year 1751 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • Dresden Cathedral in Saxony, designed by Gaetano Chiaveri (construction begun in 1738), is completed.
  • Church of St Michael in Berg am Laim (Munich) in Bavaria, designed by Johann Michael Fischer (construction begun in 1738), is completed.
  • Pilgrimage Church of Maria Schnee, Aufhausen in Bavaria, designed by Johann Michael Fischer (construction begun in 1736), is completed.
  • The Kalvária Banská Štiavnica calvary in the Kingdom of Hungary (construction begun in 1744) is completed.
  • The Sunehri Masjid ("Golden Mosque") in the Red Fort of Old Delhi, India (construction begun in 1747) is completed.
  • Second Old Ursuline Convent, New Orleans, designed by Ignace François Broutin (construction begun in 1745), is completed.
  • Codrington Library at All Souls College, Oxford, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor (construction begun in 1716), is completed.
  • Prince William Mansion, Copenhagen, is completed.
  • Dutch House at Kuskovo near Moscow, designed by Y. I. Kologrivov (construction begun in 1749), is completed.
  • Events

  • June 29 - Foundations of Santo Domingo convent in Buenos Aires, designed by Antonio Masella Turin (construction completed in 1805), are laid.
  • Births

  • May 20 - Jonathan Williams, American military engineer (d. 1815)
  • Deaths

  • January 6 - Carl Marcus Tuscher, German-born Danish portrait painter, printmaker, architect and decorator (born 1705)
  • February 8 - Nicola Salvi, Italian architect (b. 1697)
  • February 19 - Richard Cassels, German-born architect working in Ireland (b. 1690)
  • March 3 - Batty Langley, English garden designer and pioneer of Gothic Revival architecture (b. 1696)
  • August 9 - Ignace François Broutin, French military officer and architect in Louisiana (b. 1690)
  • December 18 - Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, Bohemian baroque architect (b. 1689)
  • References

    1751 in architecture Wikipedia

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