Antonio Stradivari

1644 - 1737

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Antonio Stradivari (, also US: , Italian: [anˈtɔːnjo stradiˈvaːri]; c. 1644 – 18 December 1737) was an Italian luthier and a craftsman of string instruments such as violins, cellos, guitars, violas and harps. The Latinized form of his surname, Stradivarius, as well as the colloquial Strad are terms often used to refer to his instruments. It is estimated that Stradivari produced 1,116 instruments, of which 960 were violins. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Stradivari has received more than 1,427,750 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Antonio Stradivari is the 2nd most popular designer, the 94th most popular biography from Italy (down from 64th in 2019) and the most popular Italian Designer.

Antonio Stradivari was a famous Italian violin maker who is most famous for his violins.

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Over the past year Antonio Stradivari has had the most page views in the with 161,125 views, followed by German (92,400), and Italian (68,848). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Mongolian (1,331.25%), Dutch (116.69%), and Simple English (89.91%)


Among designers, Antonio Stradivari ranks 2 out of 104Before him are Steve Jobs. After him are Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, Peter Carl Fabergé, Gianni Versace, Thomas Andrews, Paco Rabanne, William Morris, Aldus Manutius, Gerrit Rietveld, and Giorgetto Giugiaro.

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Among people born in 1644, Antonio Stradivari ranks 1After him are Matsuo Bashō, Ole Rømer, Henrietta of England, Louise de La Vallière, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Galdan Boshugtu Khan, Jakob Ammann, Marie Jeanne Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours, Louis-François de Boufflers, François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy, and Amcazade Köprülü Hüseyin Pasha. Among people deceased in 1737, Antonio Stradivari ranks 1After him are Caroline of Ansbach, Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Emperor Nakamikado, Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse, Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg, Rinaldo d'Este, François Lemoyne, James Louis Sobieski, Vakhtang VI of Kartli, Ferdinand Kettler, and Guido Starhemberg.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Antonio Stradivari ranks 94 out of 5,161Before him are Masaccio (1401), Sonia Gandhi (1946), Pope Benedict XV (1854), Livy (-59), Girolamo Savonarola (1452), and Pope Sixtus IV (1414). After him are Pope Paul VI (1897), Toto Cutugno (1943), Bud Spencer (1929), Pope Leo X (1475), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), and Domitian (51).

Among DESIGNERS In Italy

Among designers born in Italy, Antonio Stradivari ranks 1After him are Giorgio Armani (1934), Gianni Versace (1946), Aldus Manutius (1449), Giorgetto Giugiaro (1938), Valentino (1932), Nina Ricci (1883), Miuccia Prada (1949), Battista Farina (1893), Salvatore Ferragamo (1898), Giambattista Bodoni (1740), and Laura Biagiotti (1943).