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Royal Genealogy

Jules Hardouin-Mansart
Comte de Sagonne

Other Honours

Knight of Saint Michael, 1693 (France)[R95N]
Ennobled (with the title of écuyer) and granted arms, 1682 (France)[R95N]

Positions Held

Superintendant of the Royal Buildings and Protector of the Academy of Painting and Sculpture, 1699[R95N]
Inspector General, 1691[R95N]
Steward of the Royal Buildings, 1684[R95N]
Architect of the Royal Buildings, 1667[R95N]


A student of Libéral Bruant and François Mansart (his great-uncle).[R95N]
Adopted the additional surname of Mansart after his great-uncle's death, 1666.[R95N]
Charged with the expansion of the château de Saint-Germain, 1674 which lead to his entry into the Royal Academy of Architecture and he became the main architect to the king.[R95N]
Also worked on the castles of Clagny and Marly, the Grand Trianon, the Place de Vendôme in 1666, the church of the Hôtel des Invalides from 1670 and the Place des Victoires.[R95N]
Purchased the land of Sagonne, 1699.[R95N]

Place of birth: Paris[R95N]
Place of baptism (1646): Saint-Nicholas-des Champs, Paris[R95N]
Place of death: Marly[R95N]
Place of burial: Church of Saint-Paul, Paris[R95N]



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