Garnier, Charles

Garnier, Charles

(Saint Charles Garnier) (shärl gärnyā`), 1606–49, French missionary in North America, one of the Jesuit Martyrs of North America. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1624 and went as a missionary to the Huron of Canada in 1636. He was killed by the Iroquois. Feast: Sept. 26 or (among the Jesuits) Mar. 16.

Garnier, Charles

(1825–1898)
A French architect who developed the luxury flat style in the rebuilding of Paris. He also designed the grandiose Neobaroque Opera House in Paris in 1861, a triumph of rich color, ornate decoration, and highly disciplined control of mass and space. Other work includes the casino at Monte Carlo in 1878.