Benjamin Latrobe

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Architect, Engineer(1764–1820)
Benjamin Latrobe became the lead architect on the building and rebuilding of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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Benjamin Latrobe became the lead architect on the building and rebuilding of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Though born in Yorkshire, England, Latrobe was responsible for many of America's building firsts, like the country's first cathedral in Baltimore.

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