Bulfinch, Charles

 (1763–1844) American architect.

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  • Bulfinch, Charles — born Aug. 8, 1763, Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony died April 4, 1844, Boston, Mass., U.S. First professional U.S. architect. He studied at Harvard University and then toured Europe, visiting major architectural sites in France and Italy. Most… …   Universalium

  • BULFINCH, Charles — (1763 1844)    Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Charles Bulfinch is thought to be the first native born North American architect. After studying at Harvard, he traveled across Europe, where he was introduced to the classical architecture of… …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Bulfinch, Charles — (8 ago. 1763, Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, EE.UU.–4 abr. 1844, Boston, Mass.). Primer arquitecto profesional estadounidense. Estudió en la Universidad de Harvard y luego recorrió Europa visitando los más importantes lugares arquitectónicos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bulfinch,Charles — Bul·finch (bo͝olʹfĭnch ), Charles. 1763 1844. American architect whose major works include the Massachusetts State House in Boston (1798) and the completion of the U.S. Capitol (1830). * * * …   Universalium

  • Charles Bulfinch — Born August 8, 1763(1763 08 08) Boston, Massachusetts …   Wikipedia

  • Charles — Charles, Ray * * * (as used in expressions) Adams, Charles Francis Addams, Charles (Samuel) Atlas, Charles Babbage, Charles Barkley, Charles (Wade) Charles Daly Barnet Bartlett, Sir Frederic C(harles) Baudelaire, Charles (Pierre) Charles Edward… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bulfinch Triangle Historic District — Infobox nrhp | name =Bulfinch Triangle Historic District nrhp type = hd caption = location= Boston, Massachusetts lat degrees = 42 lat minutes = 21 lat seconds = 50 lat direction = N long degrees = 71 long minutes = 3 long seconds = 41 long… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles — /chahrlz/, n. 1. (Prince of Edinburgh and of Wales) born 1948, heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain (son of Elizabeth II). 2. Ray (Ray Charles Robinson), born 1930, U.S. blues singer and pianist. 3. Cape, a cape in E Virginia, N of the… …   Universalium

  • Charles Bulfinch — est un architecte américain, (Boston, Massachusetts 8 août 1763 id. 15 avril 1830). Le capitole de Boston, dessiné par Charles Bulfinch Biographie Diplômé de Harvard en mathé …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bulfinch — is a surname belonging to several people: * Charles Bulfinch (1763 ndash;1830), an American architect * Thomas Bulfinch (1796 ndash;1867), an American writer best known as author of Bulfinch s Mythology …   Wikipedia

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