Afonso Álvares

Architect

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Who is Afonso Álvares?

Afonso Álvares was the Master of Works for the Portuguese king, Sebastian of Portugal, and he designed, amongst other structures, the Monastery of São Bento in Lisbon in 1571, which was lost in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake, and is now partially the site of the Portuguese Parliament.

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Nationality
  • Portugal
Profession
Employment
  • Engenheiro-Mor do Reino, Kingdom of Portugal
    ( - 1572)

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on July 23, 2013

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