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 315,255 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Aldo Rossi is the 60th most popular architect, the 775th most popular biography from Italy (down from 726th in 2019) and the 12th 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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Among architects, Aldo Rossi ranks 60 out of 424Before him are Kenzō Tange, Isidore of Miletus, Philip Johnson, François Mansart, Richard Rogers, and Álvaro Siza Vieira. After him are Robert Venturi, Bruno Taut, Louis Le Vau, Erich Mendelsohn, Domenico Fontana, and Louis Kahn.

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Among people born in 1931, Aldo Rossi ranks 37Before him are William Shatner, Larry Hagman, Rupert Murdoch, Anne Bancroft, Viktor Korchnoi, and Annie Girardot. After him are Monica Vitti, Johannes Rau, James Earl Jones, Khieu Samphan, Riccardo Giacconi, and Don King. Among people deceased in 1997, Aldo Rossi ranks 28Before him are Isaiah Berlin, Clyde Tombaugh, Fred Zinnemann, Dora Maar, Melvin Calvin, and Robert Mitchum. After him are Helenio Herrera, Willem de Kooning, Burgess Meredith, Otto Ernst Remer, Zoltán Czibor, and Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark.

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Among people born in Italy, Aldo Rossi ranks 775 out of 4,088Before him are Clementia of Hungary (1293), Pope Alexander II (1010), Manfred, King of Sicily (1232), Valentino (1932), Gaius Octavius (-100), and Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici (1360). After him are Alexander of Battenberg (1857), Pietro Lorenzetti (1280), Giulia Farnese (1474), Gentile da Fabriano (1370), Emilio Salgari (1862), and Lorenzo Lotto (1480).


Among architects born in Italy, Aldo Rossi ranks 12Before him are Leon Battista Alberti (1404), Renzo Piano (1937), Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Michelozzo (1396), Giacomo della Porta (1533), and Richard Rogers (1933). After him are Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548), Giuliano da Sangallo (1445), Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668), Guarino Guarini (1624), and Sebastiano Serlio (1475).