Baroque architect. Former pupil and assistant of Sir Christopher Wren. Never left Britain. Designed 6 major London churches using his idiosyncratic, muscular baroque style: St Alfrege’s, Greenwich; St George’s, Bloomsbury; Christ Church, Spitalfields; St George in the East, Wapping; St Mary Woolnoth; St Anne’s Limehouse.
London Historians have a good post on Hawksmoor's 6 London churches.