- NAME: Antoni Gaudí
- OCCUPATION: Architect
- BIRTH DATE: June 25, 1852
- DEATH DATE: June 10, 1926
- EDUCATION: Provincial School of Architecture
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Reus, Spain
- PLACE OF DEATH: Barcelona, Spain
- AKA: Antoni Gaudí
- Full Name: Antoni Plàcid Guillem Gaudí i Cornet
- AKA: Antoni Gaudí i
- AKA: Antoni Gaudi
- AKA: Antoni Gaudí i Cornet
- AKA: Antoni Plàcid Gaudí Cornet
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Antoni Gaudí was a Barcelona-based Spanish architect whose free-flowing works were greatly influenced by nature.
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While employing Gaudí's equilibrated methods, the church would borrow from the cathedral-Gothic and Art Nouveau styles but present them in a form beyond recognition.
Gaudí died while still working on the Sagrada Familia on June 10, 1926, in Barcelona, Spain. He died after getting hit by a trolley car in Barcelona,
only a few weeks shy of his 75th birthday. While the structure remained unfinished at his death in 1926—only one transept with one of four towers was built—the extraordinary structure has a final completion target date of 2026, to mark the 100th anniversary of his passing.
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