Antoni Gaudi

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-In 1883 Antoni Gaudi was asked to take charge of the project to build a cathedral in Barcelona called ‘Basilica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia (or the Sagrada Familia). This project dominated his working life.

-Antoni Gaudi was hit by a tram on 7th June 1926. Due to his scruffy appearance, it was thought that he was a beggar, and he didn’t receive immediate medical care. He died on 10th June 1926. He was 73 years old.

-Gaudi was buried in the crypt of the Sagrada Familia.

-His other famous works, include: Casa Calvert, Finca Miralles, Park Guell, Casa Batllo and Casa Mila.

-Antoni Gaudi was single for his entire life.

 

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