Person Male Born 8/4/1783 Died 14/12/1843
Garden and cemetery designer, city planner. Born Scotland as John Claudius Loudon. Studied biology, botany and agriculture. Came to London in 1803. His many publications include: Observations on Laying out the Public Spaces in London; Encyclopædia of Gardening; Green-house Companion. Founded The Gardener's Magazine; On the Planting, Managing, and Laying out of Cemeteries. Set up an agricultural college. 1830 married the author Jane Webb. Died at his Porchester Terrace home.