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Adolphe Appia

1862 - 1928

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Adolphe Appia (1 September 1862 – 29 February 1928), son of Red Cross co-founder Louis Appia, was a Swiss architect and theorist of stage lighting and décor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolphe Appia has received more than 118,911 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Adolphe Appia is the 190th most popular architect (down from 176th in 2019), the 190th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 165th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Swiss Architect.

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Among architects, Adolphe Appia ranks 190 out of 424Before him are Bernard Tschumi, James Hoban, Aristobulus of Cassandreia, Lev Rudnev, William Le Baron Jenney, and Jean Prouvé. After him are Carl Ludvig Engel, Hans Poelzig, Matthias of Arras, Alexey Shchusev, Hassan Fathy, and Giovanni Giocondo.

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Among people born in 1862, Adolphe Appia ranks 54Before him are Nicholas Murray Butler, Henry McMahon, Anton Ažbe, René Viviani, Nitobe Inazō, and Cao Kun. After him are Edvard Westermarck, Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria, Oswald Külpe, Paul Adam, and Johanna van Gogh-Bonger. Among people deceased in 1928, Adolphe Appia ranks 42Before him are José Sánchez del Río, Abdul Rahman bin Faisal Al Saud, Hideyo Noguchi, Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Léon Duguit, and Antonio Abetti. After him are Alvin Kraenzlein, Otto Nordenskjöld, Hannah Chaplin, Ebenezer Howard, Francis Preserved Leavenworth, and Hermann Sudermann.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Adolphe Appia ranks 190 out of 876Before him are Hugo Koblet (1925), Victor Goldschmidt (1888), Bernard Tschumi (1944), Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac (1817), Joachim Raff (1822), and Robert Miles (1969). After him are Ruth Dreifuss (1940), Josias Braun-Blanquet (1884), Alfred Escher (1819), Joanna of Pfirt (1300), Marc Allégret (1900), and Frithjof Schuon (1907).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Adolphe Appia ranks 11Before him are Domenico Fontana (1543), Mario Botta (1943), Hannes Meyer (1889), Max Bill (1908), Pietro Lombardo (1435), and Bernard Tschumi (1944). After him are Carlo Fontana (1638), Pierre Jeanneret (1896), Domenico Trezzini (1670), and Justus Dahinden (1925).