The life of genius antoni gaudí i cornet was a catalan architect who has become internationally recognised as one of the most prodigious experts in his discipline, as well as one of the top exponents of modernism his exceptional ground-breaking genius made him the inventor of a unique, personal and incomparable. Yet antoni gaudí's pious catholicism and devotion to a spartan regimen had come to define his character almost completely by the last decade of his life, which he devoted almost exclusively antoni plàcid guillem gaudí i cornet was born in reus, catalonia, south of barcelona on the mediterranean coast, in june 1852.
Antoni gaudí i cornet was a spanish architect he is the best known practitioner of catalan modernism gaudí's works have a highly individualized, and one-of-a- kind style most are located in barcelona, including his main work, the church of the sagrada família gaudí's work was influenced by his passions in life.
Antoni plàcid guillem gaudí cornet was born on wednesday, june 25, 1852, at nine-thirty am in baix camp, in the province of tarragona some historians say that he was born in mas de la calderera, his family's country home almost exactly halfway between reus and riudoms others say he was born in reus the truth.
Antoni plàcid guillem gaudí i cornet (25 june 1852 – 10 june 1926), also known as antonio gaudí, was a catalan architect famous for his highly individual designs what i saw in barcelona – gaudí – was the work of such strength, such faith, of an extraordinary technical capacity, manifested during a whole life of genius.