Ignace Théodore Brongniart (1707–1765) was a pharmacist by profession and married Louise Geneviève de Fourcroy (1701–1775) since 1737; their two sons were Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart and his younger brother Antoine Louis Brongniart (1742-1804).
Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart was married to Louise Anne Degrémont (1741-1829) and both had a daughter Émilie Louise Alexandrine Brongniart (1780-1847) and a son Alexandre Brongniart (1770-1847).
As a student of Ange-Jacques Gabriel (1698–1782) he was his successor and continued the construction of the Paris École Militaire (military school). In 1781 he was accepted into the Académie Royale d'Architecture .
As part of this work he provided the drafts for the design of the avenues in the vicinity of the military school and the home for the disabled . He created the Capuchin Monastery of St. Louis d'Antin (today Lycée Condorcet ) in Paris and drew the plans for the Paris Stock Exchange building (1808), which was later named after him. Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart is also known for the construction of numerous Parisian residences and the design of the Père-Lachaise cemetery (1808), where he was buried in 1813.
- List of buildings by Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart in the Base Mérimée of the French Ministry of Culture (French text)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||French architect|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 15, 1739|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Paris|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 6, 1813|
|Place of death||Paris|