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Augustus Pugin
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Born in Bloomsbury, London
Born on 1st of March 1812
Died on 14th of September 1852

1812 - 1852. English architect


Trained in father’s architectural office in London. Designed and modelled much of the decorations and sculpture for the Houses of Parliament. Designed several Roman Catholic Churches including Birmingham cathedral and St Oswald’s, Liverpool. Did much to revive Gothic architecture in England.

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