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Gustave Saintenoy

Gustave Saintenoy

Belgian architect
Gustave Saintenoy
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Intro Belgian architect
Was Architect
From Belgium
Type Engineering
Gender male
Birth 6 February 1832, Brussels metropolitan area, Belgium
Death 17 January 1892, Schaerbeek, Belgium (aged 59 years)
Star sign Aquarius
Children: Paul Saintenoy
Gustave Saintenoy
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Opera house in Bruges.
The royal Castle of Amerois.
Stained glass window of woman with distinctive nose, "La Vague", in the Hotel Saintenoy, Brussels.

Gustave Jean-Jacques Saintenoy ([ɡystav ʒanʒak sɛ̃tnɔj]; born in Brussels, 6 February 1832, died in Schaerbeek, 17 January 1892) was a Belgian architect.


He married into the Cluysenaar family of Architects. In 1861 he married Adèle-Clothilde Cluysenaar (born 31 August 1834, died 15 August 1901). They had one son born in 1862 named Paul, who also became a famous architect. After his death he was buried in Schaerbeek Cemetery.


He was a student at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. In 1866 he became the titular architect of the Count of Flanders. He built important buildings in royal command such as the Palace of the Count of Flanders and the Royal castle of Amerois.


  • Brussels-Luxembourg railway station
  • Palace of the Count of Flanders, Brussels
  • Royal City Theater, Brugge.
  • Chateau des Amerois
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 03 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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