Occupation

ARCHITECTS

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With 424 biographies, Architects are the 31st most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Astronauts, Chemists, and Physicians.

Pantheon has 424 people classified as architects born between 2800 BC and 1974. Of these 424, 59 (13.92%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living architects include Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Frank Gehry, and Renzo Piano. The most famous deceased architects include Antoni Gaudí, Le Corbusier, and Gian Lorenzo Bernini. As of October 2020, 64 new architects have been added to Pantheon including Vittorio Gregotti, Charlotte Perriand, and Luciano Laurana.

Living Architects

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Deceased Architects

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Newly Added Architects (2020)

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Most architects were born in Italy (60), France (43), and United Kingdom (41). By city, the most common birth places were Paris (21), Rome (8), and Florence (8).The most common death places of architects were Italy (52), France (41), and United States (41). By city, these were Paris (27), Rome (20), and Vienna (12).

The earliest biographies classified as 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 includes Actors, Singers, Musicians, Film Directors, and Painters.