Panthéon Sorbonne University Paris France Facts & Tickets: Initially worked as a congregation, the Panthéon is the national dedication and entombment place of France’s awesome men. In 1756, King Louis XV authorized the draftsman Jacques-Germain Soufflot (1713-80) to fabricate another congregation on the site of the destroyed convent of Sainte-Geneviève, and the congregation was finished in 1790.
The engineering of the Panthéon marks an unmistakable break from the energetic Rococo of the Louis XV style and rather exhibits a more serious Neoclassical style. The Panthéon was the main working in Paris that tried to come back to the compositional effortlessness of established relic. This amazing building set the standard for the period previously, then after the fact Napoleon, and roused the production of other gigantic structures, for example, the Arc de Triomphe, the Madeleine, and the Bourse. The scholars Voltaire and Rousseau and the authors Victor Hugo and Emile Zola are covered here.