Antoni Gaudí

Knowledge Identifier: +Antoni_Gaudi

add

Antoni Gaudi

Spanish Catalan architect and figurehead of Catalan Modernism add

Category: Visual Arts

Born in 1852, deceased in 1926.

Countries: United States (33%), Spain (33%), (33%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: UNESCO, Dan Brown, Spanish Civil War

Linked to: Civil Guard, Grand Palais, Museum of Modern Art, Polytechnic University of Catalonia

 

Timeline


 

This timeline needs to be reviewed and corrected, as it has been automatically generated from multiple web sources.
Please help improve it by adding dated informations, images and videos about Antoni Gaudi.


Antoni Gaudi was born in 1852 add something


Antoni Gaudi died in 1926 add something

 

On 7 June 1926, Gaudí was taking his daily walk to the Sant Felip Neri church for his habitual prayer and confession add something

 

Gaudí died on 10 June 1926 at the age of 73 and was buried two days later add something


1936

Spanish Civil War - In 1936, during the Spanish Civil War, Gaudí's workshop in the Sagrada Família was ransacked and a great number of his documents, plans and scale models were destroyed add something

 

It was put in the Sagrada Família, where it would have formed part of the church, but it was destroyed in 1936 add something

 

Ultimately it was not carried out, and the project plans were destroyed in the looting of the Sagrada Família in 1936 add something

 

These pulpits were burned in July 1936 add something


1960

He created it in a Granadinian Nazari style, with horseshoe arches and stucco decoration; the building survived until the Passeig Marítim was opened up in 1960 add something


1976

In 1976, on the 50th anniversary of his death, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs organised an exhibition about Gaudí and his works that toured the globe add something


1984

Between 1984 and 2005, seven of his works were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO add something

 

International recognition of Gaudí's contributions to the field of architecture and design culminated in the 1984 listing of Gaudí's key works as UNESCO World Heritage Sites add something


1987

Jordi Bonet i Armengol assumed responsibility in 1987 and continued as of 2011 add something


2000

His beatification was approved by the Vatican in 2000 add something


2008

In 2008 the Gaudí Awards were launched in his honour, organised by the Catalan Film Academy to award the best Catalan films of the year add something


2010

As of 2010 it was the headquarters of the Caja España add something


2017

Gaudí's work is featured in Dan Brown's 2017 novel, "Origin" add something