Andrea Palladio

1508 - 1580

Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio ( pə-LAH-dee-oh, Italian: [anˈdrɛːa palˈlaːdjo]; 30 November 1508 – 19 August 1580) was an Italian Renaissance architect active in the Venetian Republic. Palladio, influenced by Roman and Greek architecture, primarily Vitruvius, is widely considered to be one of the most influential individuals in the history of architecture. While he designed churches and palaces, he was best known for country houses and villas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea Palladio has received more than 675,801 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Andrea Palladio ranks 8 out of 361Before him are Le Corbusier, Mimar Sinan, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Vitruvius, Filippo Brunelleschi, and Imhotep. After him are Donato Bramante, Albert Speer, Alvar Aalto, Leon Battista Alberti, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Walter Gropius.

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Among people born in 1508, Andrea Palladio ranks 1After him are Jane Seymour, Humayun, Nikola IV Zrinski, Pieter Aertsen, Primož Trubar, Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley, Marin Držić, and Gemma Frisius. Among people deceased in 1580, Andrea Palladio ranks 1After him are Luís de Camões, Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain, Henry, King of Portugal, Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy, Lala Mustafa Pasha, Ruy López de Segura, Hieronymus Wolf, Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf, Alonso Mudarra, Inés Suárez, and Dorothea of Denmark, Electress Palatine.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Andrea Palladio ranks 114 out of 3,282Before him are Luciano Pavarotti (1935), Bud Spencer (1929), Pope Leo X (1475), Antonio Gramsci (1891), Antoninus Pius (86), and Agatha of Sicily (235). After him are Cesare Borgia (1475), Pope Pius II (1405), Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (-600), Pope Pius VIII (1761), Andrea del Verrocchio (1435), and Pope Pius VI (1717).


Among architects born in Italy, Andrea Palladio ranks 4Before him are Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598), Vitruvius (-75), and Filippo Brunelleschi (1377). After him are Donato Bramante (1443), Leon Battista Alberti (1404), Renzo Piano (1937), Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Michelozzo (1396), Richard Rogers (1933), Aldo Rossi (1931), and Arnolfo di Cambio (1240).

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