Soufflot Architect, Paris Building, Pantheon, France, Design, French Project, Dates
Jacques Soufflot, France
18th Century French Architecture: Architectural Information on Key Building Works
page updated 16 Aug 2017
Jacques Soufflot – Key Projects
Le Pantheon de Paris / The Pantheon, Paris, France
Location: Paris Ve
Date built: 1789/90
Jacques Germain Soufflot, French Architect
The Pantheon in Paris was designed by Jacques Soufflot as a church under King Louis XV, a monument to Saint Geneviève.
Marie Curie, Victor Hugo, Émile Zola and Voltaire are interred in the crypt below Le Pantheon de Paris.
Jean Bernard Léon Foucault conducted his famous experiment with a pendulum – Pendule de Foucault – in this Parisian building, and to this day a 67m long pendulum still hangs here.
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