Occupation

Architects

With 285 biographies, Architects are the 31st most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Explorers, Noblemen, and Wrestlers.

Pantheon has information on 285 Architects born between 2790 BC and 1971. 17.89% or 51 are still alive. The most famous living Architects include Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Frank Gehry, and Renzo Piano. The most famous deceased Architects include Imhotep, Antoni Gaudí, and Vitruvius.

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Most Architects were born in Italy (44), France (35), and United States (27). By city, the most common birth places were Paris (20), London (14), and Milan (9).The most common death places of Architects were Italy (37), France (29), and United States (26). By city, these were Paris (25), London (17), and Rome (15).

The first Architects in Pantheon are Senenmut, Hemiunu, and Imhotep.  The concentration of Architects was largest during the Newspaper Era, which lasted from 1700 to 1899. Some birth or death locations for earlier Architects are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Architects were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Architects since 1700.

Architects are found within the Arts domain which also contains the following occupations Actor, Singer, Musician, Painter, and Film Director.