BORN 23 Jul 1814, Lyon - DIED 23 Jul 1888, La Ciotat, Bouches-du-Rhône|
BIRTH NAME Bossan, Pierre-Marie
GRAVE LOCATION Lyon: Cimetière de Loyasse, 43, rue du Cardinal-Gerlier (9)
Pierre-Maie Bossan was a pupil of Henri Labrouste. He specialised 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 firther churches he also designed funerary monuments at Valence and the Million-Servier tomb at the Loyasse cemetery in Lyon.
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