Bossan, Pierre-Marie

BORN 23 Jul 1814, Lyon - DIED 23 Jul 1888, La Ciotat
GRAVE LOCATION Lyon: Cimetière de Loyasse, 43, rue du Cardinal-Gerlier (9)

Pierre-Maie Bossan was a pupil of Henri Labrouste and speicalised in ecclesiastical architecture. In 1844 he became architect to the diocese of Lyon, where he designed the neo-Byzantine basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière (1872-1884). He is also the architect of the église Saint-Georges in Lyon. Apart from more churches he also designed funerary monuments at Valance.


The grave of Pierre Bossan at the Loyasse cimetière, Lyon.
Picture by Androom (03 Dec 2007)


• Beyern, Bertrand, Guide des tombes d'hommes célèbres, Le Cherche Midi, Paris, 2003

Bosseljon, Berndt

Published: 13 Jul 2008
Last update: 16 May 2020