Johann Von Bodt (also known as Johann Von Bott, John Bott, Jean Bott, Jean de Bott, Jean de Bodt, Jean de Bott, Johannes Bodt, John Bodt, John de Bodt, Jean Bodt, Johann Von Bott, John Bott, Jean Bott, Jean de Bott, Jean de Bodt, Jean de Bott, Johannes Bodt, John Bodt, John de Bodt, Jean Bodt)

Johann Von Bodt (or Bott) was an architect active in the late-17th and early-18th centuries. He was born and brought up in Paris, France the son of a French mother and German father, and a Protestant.

Bodt's career began in Holland where he worked as a military engineer for William III. It later carried over to England and to Prussia and ended in the city of Dresden where he died in 1745.

It was to Bodt's Franco-Prussian designs that the east wing of Stainborough Hall (Wentworth Castle), Yorkshire, England was built between 1710 and 1720.

Sources:

Colvin, Howard, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, 3rd edition (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995), p. 136.

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