Aldo Rossi

1931 - 1997

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Aldo Rossi (3 May 1931 – 4 September 1997) was an Italian architect and designer who achieved international recognition in four distinct areas: architectural theory, drawing and design and also product design. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aldo Rossi has received more than 403,169 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Aldo Rossi is the 62nd most popular architect (down from 58th in 2019), the 808th most popular biography from Italy (down from 773rd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Italian Architect.

Aldo Rossi is most famous for his architecture. He was an Italian architect and theorist who was best known for his design of the Pirelli Tower in Milan.

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  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

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Over the past year Aldo Rossi has had the most page views in the with 37,322 views, followed by Italian (28,676), and Spanish (13,259). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (63.35%), Min Nan (58.39%), and Slovak (46.42%)


Among architects, Aldo Rossi ranks 62 out of 518Before him are Louis Le Vau, François Mansart, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Jože Plečnik, Arno Breker, and Giuliano da Sangallo. After him are Buckminster Fuller, Josef Hoffmann, Charles Garnier, Bruno Taut, Peter Zumthor, and Domenico Fontana.

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Among people born in 1931, Aldo Rossi ranks 36Before him are Dries van Agt, Johannes Rau, D. B. Cooper, Martinus J. G. Veltman, Khieu Samphan, and Anne Bancroft. After him are Hiroto Muraoka, Riccardo Giacconi, Sri Chinmoy, William Shatner, Jim Jones, and James Cronin. Among people deceased in 1997, Aldo Rossi ranks 29Before him are Isaiah Berlin, Allen Ginsberg, Bảo Đại, Helenio Herrera, Dodi Fayed, and Burgess Meredith. After him are Clyde Tombaugh, Robert Mitchum, Carl Gustav Hempel, Edward Mills Purcell, Dora Maar, and Zoltán Czibor.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Aldo Rossi ranks 808 out of 5,161Before him are Giancarlo Giannini (1942), Vittorio Monti (1868), Sebastiano del Piombo (1485), Il Sodoma (1477), Pope Benedict V (930), and Giovanna of Italy (1907). After him are Phalaris (-700), Carlo Gozzi (1720), Peter, King of Hungary (1011), Pietro Locatelli (1695), Piero di Cosimo (1462), and Herod Agrippa II (28).


Among architects born in Italy, Aldo Rossi ranks 13Before him are Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Michelozzo (1396), Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), Giacomo della Porta (1533), Guarino Guarini (1624), and Giuliano da Sangallo (1445). After him are Richard Rogers (1933), Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548), Sebastiano Serlio (1475), Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668), Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), and Filarete (1400).