John Vanbrugh

John Vanbrugh

Biography John Vanbrugh (1664 - 1726)

English architect and dramatist

Was born on 24 jan 1664.
Died on 26 mar 1726, at 62 years old.
Origin country United Kingdom

Sir John Vanbrugh was an English architect and dramatist, perhaps best known as the designer of Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard. He wrote two argumentative and outspoken Restoration comedies, The Relapse (1696) and The Provoked Wife (1697), which have become enduring stage favourites but originally occasioned much controversy.
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