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Encyclopedia > Carl Hårleman
Detail of the Consistory House, Uppsala. Completed in 1755, it remained the administrative core of Uppsala University for a long time. The cathedral, seen in the background, has been substantially changed at later restorations from Hårleman's version.

Baron Carl Hårleman (27 August 17009 February 1753) was a Swedish 18th century architect. Download high resolution version (580x840, 197 KB)The Consistory House in Uppsala. ... Download high resolution version (580x840, 197 KB)The Consistory House in Uppsala. ... Events January 25 - Moscow University established. ... Uppsala University Uppsala University (Swedish Uppsala universitet) is a public university in Uppsala, Sweden. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... Events January 1 - Russia accepts Julian calendar. ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events January 1 - Britain and its colonies adopt the idea that 1st January should be New Years Day, following adoption of the Gregorian calendar in September 1752. ... The Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: Konungariket Sverige  listen) is a Nordic country in Scandinavia, in Northern Europe. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect is a person licensed in the art of planning, designing and overseeing the construction of buildings, or more generally, the designer of a scheme or plan. ...


Hårleman was born in Stockholm, son of the garden architect and head of the royal parks and gardens Johan Hårleman, who hade been ennobled in 1698, and began his architectural training under Göran Josua Adelcrantz. After receiving a state scholarship, he left Sweden for studies abroad in 1721, first going to Paris, where he spent four years as a student at the Royal French Academy of Architecture and the French Academy of Art. He later continued to Italy and was called back to Sweden while in Venice in 1727. The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Venice is known for its waterways and gondolas Gondola. ...


In 1728, at the death of Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, Hårleman was appointed court intendent and subsequently in 1741, after Tessin's son Carl Gustaf Tessin had been made a member of the privy council, his successor as court superintendent. He was created a baron in 1747 and appointed Master of Ceremonies of the Royal Orders in 1748. Nicodemus Tessin the Younger (1654-1728), Swedish architect, son of Nicodemus Tessin the Elder. ... Various rulers or governments of Europe, of Japan bestow or recognise the title of baron. ...


Hårleman completed the Royal Palace in Stockholm begun by Nicodemus Tessin the younger after fire had destroyed the medieval castle in 1697. He was particularly responsible for the interiors and employed a large number of qualified artisans for the work. The work on the interiors of the palace had a beneficial effect on the state of furniture-making and other crafts in Sweden and helped introduce the rococo style to the country. The Stockholm Palace, or Stockholms slott, is the royal palace and official residence of the Swedish monarch, in Stockholm. ... This article or section should include material from Rococo Furniture Style. ...


Hårleman restored Uppsala Cathedral and parts of Uppsala Castle, both of which had been severely damaged in the Uppsala city fire of 1702, with the ruins of the castle having also been used as a quarry for the palace project in Stockholm.) On behalf of Uppsala University, he built the Consistory House (konsistoriehuset) and the conservatory building for the botanical garden of Linnaeus. See also Archbishop of Uppsala Categories: Sweden geography stubs | Buildings and structures stubs | Swedish churches | Cathedrals | Uppsala ... This article is about the modern city of Uppsala. ... Events March 8 - William III died; Princess Anne Stuart becomes Queen Anne of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Uppsala University Uppsala University (Swedish Uppsala universitet) is a public university in Uppsala, Sweden. ... A painting of Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné  listen?, and who wrote under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus ( May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish scientist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...


 
 

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