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With 258 biographies, Sculptors are the 49th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Models, Extremists, and Celebrities.


Pantheon has 258 people classified as sculptors born between 1500 BC and 1985. Of these 258, 27 (10.47%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living sculptors include Yaacov Agam, Richard Long, and Anish Kapoor. The most famous deceased sculptors include Auguste Rodin, Phidias, and Myron. As of April 2024, 39 new sculptors have been added to Pantheon including Nikolaus Gerhaert, Jean de Chelles, and Benedetto da Maiano.

Living Sculptors

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Deceased Sculptors

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Newly Added Sculptors (2024)

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Most sculptors were born in France (38), Italy (37), and United States (22). By city, the most common birth places were Paris (12), Florence (7), and Athens (6).The most common death places of sculptors were Italy (42), France (40), and United States (28). By city, these were Paris (24), Florence (11), and New York City (9).

Places Over Time

The earliest biographies classified as sculptors in Pantheon are Ageladas, Vulca, and Thutmose.  The concentration of sculptors was largest during the Newspaper Era, which lasted from 1700 to 1899. Some birth or death locations for earlier sculptors are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.


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