Les Invalides, Paris, France


Related people
Kathleen Goepfert (was created by)
Jules Hardouin Mansart (architect)
Robert de Cotte (architect)
Libãral Bruant (architect)
Description
The Hotel des Invalides was founded by Louis XIV to provide care for wounded soldiers. It stands on a vast esplanade and houses the tomb of the Emperor Napoleon as well as museums. The construction of the dome began in 1706. It was designed by Jules Hardouin-Mansart and was completed by Robert de Cotte after Mansart died in 1708.
Style/Period
17th Century (1600 - 1699 CE)
Material
stone and/or rock