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Wren, Christopher, Sir (1632-1723)

Wren, Christopher, Sir (1632-1723)
Historical Note
Sir Christopher Wren, (1632-1723) was a 17th century English designer, astronomer, geometer, and the greatest English architect of his time. Wren designed 53 London churches, including St Paul's Cathedral, as well as many secular buildings of note. He was a founder of the Royal Society (president 1680â€"82), and his scientific work was highly regarded by Sir Isaac Newton and Blaise Pascal. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: [url=http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Christopher Wren, Sir]http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Christopher Wren, Sir[/url]

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Records or Manuscript Collections
Thomas G. and Louise Rowe Pullen Collection, 1655-1791