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Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723

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Personal name headingWren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723
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Birth date16321020
Death date17230225
Place of birthEast Knoyle, England
Place of deathLondon, England
Field of activityArchitecture Mathematics Astronomy
AffiliationGresham College Royal Society (Great Britain) St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England)
Profession or occupationArchitects Mathematicians Astronomers
Found inOxford Dictionary of National Biography online, 16 July 2013 (Sir Christopher Wren, architect, mathematician, astronomer; born East Knoyle, Wiltshire, 20 October 1632; fluent in latin; BA and MA from Wadham College, Oxford; appointed to chair of astronomy at Gresham College, City of London; president of the Royal Society; appointed surveyor-general of the king's works 1669; architect of St. Paul's Cathedral and about fifty new churches in London; died London, 25 February 1723)
Associated languageeng lat