Antoni Gaudí

1852 - 1926

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Antoni Gaudí i Cornet (; Catalan: [ənˈtɔni ɣəwˈði]; 25 June 1852 – 10 June 1926) was a Catalan architect known as the greatest exponent of Catalan Modernism. Gaudí's works have a highly individualized, sui generis style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoni Gaudí has received more than 4,475,317 page views. His biography is available in 108 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 105 in 2019). Antoni Gaudí is the most popular architect, the 5th most popular biography from Spain and the most popular Spanish Architect.

Antoni Gaudí is most famous for his architectural works. His most famous work is the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, which is a Roman Catholic church that he designed and built.

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Among architects, Antoni Gaudí ranks 1 out of 424After him are Le Corbusier, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Mimar Sinan, Vitruvius, Imhotep, Filippo Brunelleschi, Andrea Palladio, Donato Bramante, Albert Speer, Leon Battista Alberti, and Walter Gropius.

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Among people born in 1852, Antoni Gaudí ranks 1After him are Henri Becquerel, Emperor Meiji, Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Emil Fischer, William Ramsay, Gojong of Korea, Albert A. Michelson, Henri Moissan, Francisco Tárrega, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, and Joseph Joffre. Among people deceased in 1926, Antoni Gaudí ranks 2Before him is Claude Monet. After him are Rainer Maria Rilke, Mehmed VI, Harry Houdini, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Emperor Taishō, Felix Dzerzhinsky, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Camillo Golgi, Gertrude Bell, and Rudolph Valentino.

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Among people born in Spain, Antoni Gaudí ranks 5 out of 2,595Before him are Pablo Picasso (1881), Salvador Dalí (1904), Carles Puigdemont (1962), and Francisco Goya (1746). After him are Trajan (53), Seneca the Younger (-4), Miguel de Cervantes (1547), Francisco Franco (1892), Diego Velázquez (1599), Averroes (1126), and Hernán Cortés (1485).


Among architects born in Spain, Antoni Gaudí ranks 1After him are Santiago Calatrava (1951), Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1850), Rafael Moneo (1937), Josep Puig i Cadafalch (1867), Alonzo Cano (1601), Ricardo Bofill (1939), Juan de Herrera (1530), Félix Candela (1910), Josep Maria Jujol (1879), Josep Lluís Sert (1902), and Juan Bautista de Toledo (1515).