nicolas francois mansard

Mansart

[mahn-sar; English man-sahrt, -sert]
noun
1.
Jules Hardouin [zhyl ar-dwan] , (Jules Hardouin) 1646–1708, French architect: chief architectural director for Louis XIV.
2.
his granduncle, (Nicolas) François [nee-kaw-lah frahn-swa] , 1598–1666, French architect.
Also, Mansard [mahn-sar; English man-sahrd, ‐serd] .
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Mansart (French mɑ̃sar)
 
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1.  François (frɑ̃swa). 1598--1666, French architect, who established the classical style in French architecture
2.  his great-nephew, Jules Hardouin (ʒyl ardwɛ̃). 1646--1708, French architect and town planner, who completed the Palace of Versailles

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