Pierre Charles Lenfant

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Birthday
2, 1754
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 14, 1825 (70)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
2, 1754
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 14, 1825 (70)

About

Civil engineer, soldier, but better known as the architect who helped lay out the plans of the streets of Washington D.C. which is known as the L'Enfant Plan.

Before Fame

He served as a military engineer during the American Revolutionary War before being educated in the Royal Academy in the Louvre.

Trivia

He is buried in a memorialized grave overlooking Washington D.C..

Family Life

He was the second oldest born to Marie and Pierre but was left as the eldest following his brother's early passing at the age of six.

Associated With

His grave is in close proximity to the famous grave of President John F. Kennedy.