Édouard François André

Édouard François André

Birth
Bourges, Departement du Cher, Centre, France
Death 25 Oct 1911 (aged 71)
France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 126802685 · View Source
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Landscape architect
Born into a family of nurserymen, he participated in the redesign of the city of Paris in cooperation with Adolphe Alphand and Baron Haussmann. His international career was launched in 1866, when he won the competition to design Sefton Park in Liverpool. He designed around a hundred public and private landscape parks, mainly in Europe: the Russian Empire, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Denmark and Bulgaria (the Euxinograd Palace Park). Among the most famous of them in addition to Sefton Park, Liverpool, are the Luxembourg Castle Park, Funchal Garden in Madeira, Portugal, Weldham Castle Garden in Markelo, Netherlands, public park of Cognac, France and the Villa Borghese gardens, the major public park in Rome.


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  • Created by: AW
  • Added: 23 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126802685
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Édouard François André (17 Jul 1840–25 Oct 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126802685, citing Cimetiere de Montmartre, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by AW (contributor 47829810) .