Francois Giradon

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Birthday
17, 1628
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 1, 1715 (87)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1628
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 1, 1715 (87)

About

French sculptor who made bronze statues, including an equestrian statue of Louis XIV, displayed in the Place Louis le Grand in Paris.

Before Fame

He apprenticed for a joiner and a wood carver.

Trivia

His statue of Louis XIV was melted down during the French Revolution.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Troyes.

Associated With

He is well known for his bust of Maria Theresa.