Occupation

SCULPTORS

With 163 biographies, Sculptors are the 48th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Handball Players, Extremists, and Psychologists.

Pantheon has 163 people classified as sculptors born between 1500 BC and 1985. Of these 163, 19 (11.66%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living sculptors include Claes Oldenburg, Yaacov Agam, and Daniel Buren. The most famous deceased sculptors include Auguste Rodin, Phidias, and Myron.

Living Sculptors

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Deceased Sculptors

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Most sculptors were born in France (26), Italy (22), and Greece (15). By city, the most common birth places were Paris (9), Athens (7), and Florence (6).The most common death places of sculptors were France (27), Italy (23), and United States (13). By city, these were Paris (19), Florence (8), and New York City (8).

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.

Sculptors are found within the Arts domain which also includes Actors, Singers, Musicians, Film Directors, and Painters.