OCT 1632 - WILTSHIRE - EAST KNOYLE / Sir Christopher Wren is born the 30th. He was an English scientist and artist (astronomer, geometer, mathematician-physicist), he is also the most important architect in England. He rebuilt 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, most notably the extraordinary St. Paul's Cathedral, his masterpiece on Ludgate Hill, completed in 1710. An admirer of Classical Italian architecture, he broght it to England and managed to replace -thou temporarily- medievalist and neo-gothic tendencies, ultimately reinstated in the mid-19th Century.