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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

Le Pantheon de Paris
photograph © Adrian Welch

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.

Pantheon Building Paris
photograph © Adrian Welch

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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Jacques Soufflot Architect – Practice Information

Former French architects practice

Paris Architects

Paris Architecture
Eiffel Tower
photograph © AW

Historic Architect

French Architects

Paris church : Sacred Heart Church building
Sacré Coeur
photograph © AW

Historic Architecture

Paris Architecture Designs – links

Paris Architecture News
HEC Student Housing
photograph : Clément GUILLAUME

Architecture Studios

Paris Architectural Developments

Paris Architecture Designs

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