Born on 24th of January 1664
Died on 26th of March 1726
1664 - 1726 . English playwright and baroque architect.
Son of a tradesman. Educated in France. Imprisoned in the Bastille, Paris as a suspected spy. Success with first comedy The Relapse (1696), followed by The Provok’d Wife. Became theatre manager of Haymarket. Achieved success as architect of Castle Howard and Blenheim Palace.
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