Top Ten World Architecture  architecture- tallest thru history  
     
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  c. 2600 BC c. 2570 BC Red Pyramid of Sneferu, Egypt c. 2600 BC 105 345
c. 2570 BC c. AD 1300 Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt c. 2570 BC 146 481
c. 1300 1549 Lincoln Cathedral, England 1092–1311 160 525
1549 1625 St. Olaf's Church, Tallinn, Estonia 1438–1519 159 522
1625 1647 St. Mary's Church, Stralsund, Germany 1384–1478 151 495
1647 1874 Strasbourg Cathedral, France 1439 142 469
1874 1876 St. Nikolai, Hamburg, Germany 1846–1874 147 483
1876 1880 Cathédrale Notre Dame, Rouen, France 1202–1876 151 495
1880 1884 Cologne Cathedral, Germany 1248–1880 157 515
1884 1889 Washington Monument, United States 1884 169 555
1889 1930 Eiffel Tower, Paris, France 1889 300 986
1930 1931 Chrysler Building, New York, United States 1928–1930 319 1,046
1931 1967 Empire State Building, New York, United States 1930–1931 381 1,250
1967 1975 Ostankino Tower, Moscow, Russia 1963–1967 537 1,762
1975 2007 CN Tower, Toronto, Canada 1973–1976 553 1,815
2007 present Burj Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2004–2008 800 meters (2,625 ft)