Antonio Stradivari

1644 - 1737

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Antonio Stradivari (, also US: , Italian: [anˈtɔːnjo stradiˈvaːri]; 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 883,727 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Antonio Stradivari is the 2nd most popular designer, the 67th most popular biography from Italy (up from 73rd in 2019) and the most popular Italian Designer.

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Among designers, Antonio Stradivari ranks 2 out of 87. Before him are Steve Jobs. After him are Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, Peter Carl Fabergé, Gianni Versace, William Morris, Thomas Andrews, Gerrit Rietveld, László Moholy-Nagy, Aldus Manutius, and Michael Thonet.

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Among people born in 1644, Antonio Stradivari ranks 2Before him is Matsuo Bashō. After him are Ole Rømer, Henrietta of England, Louise de La Vallière, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Galdan Boshugtu Khan, Marie Jeanne Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours, Louis-François de Boufflers, Jakob Ammann, 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, Emperor Nakamikado, Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse, Rinaldo d'Este, Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg, James Louis Sobieski, Guido Starhemberg, Vakhtang VI of Kartli, and François Lemoyne.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Antonio Stradivari ranks 67 out of 4,088. Before him are Guglielmo Marconi (1874), Fibonacci (1170), Livy (-59), Saint Valentine (226), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), and Giotto (1267). After him are Zeno of Elea (-490), Brutus the Younger (-85), Pope Julius II (1443), Giorgio Vasari (1511), Ötzi (-3345), and Lucrezia Borgia (1480).

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), Giambattista Bodoni (1740), Salvatore Ferragamo (1898), Miuccia Prada (1949), Battista Farina (1893), and Milena Canonero (1946).