With 361 biographies, ARCHITECTS are the 32nd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind SOCIAL ACTIVISTS, EXPLORERS, and SKIERS.

Pantheon has information on 361 ARCHITECTS born between 2800 BC and 1974. 14.96% or 54 are still alive. The most famous living ARCHITECTS include Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Renzo Piano, and Frank Gehry. The most famous deceased ARCHITECTS include Antoni Gaudí, Le Corbusier, and Mimar Sinan.


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Most ARCHITECTS were born in Italy (50), France (36), and Germany (27). By city, the most common birth places were Paris (16), London (9), and Vienna (8).The most common death places of ARCHITECTS were Italy (44), France (34), and United States (29). By city, these were Paris (25), Rome (19), and Vienna (12).

The first ARCHITECTS in Pantheon are Hemiunu, Nefermaat, 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, FILM DIRECTOR, and PAINTER.