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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 1,215,979 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Antonio Stradivari is the 2nd most popular designer, the 64th most popular biography from Italy (up from 67th 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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Among designers, Antonio Stradivari ranks 2 out of 86Before him are Steve Jobs. After him are Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Peter Carl Fabergé, William Morris, Thomas Andrews, Aldus Manutius, Paco Rabanne, Gerrit Rietveld, and László Moholy-Nagy.

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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, Marie Jeanne Baptiste of Savoy-Nemours, Jakob Ammann, François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy, Louis-François de Boufflers, 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, Charles Alexander, Duke of Württemberg, Rinaldo d'Este, James Louis Sobieski, Ferdinand Kettler, François Lemoyne, Vakhtang VI of Kartli, and Lobsang Yeshe, 5th Panchen Lama.

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Among people born in Italy, Antonio Stradivari ranks 64 out of 4,668Before him are Fibonacci (1170), Lucretius (-94), Pope Clement VII (1478), Umberto Eco (1932), Guglielmo Marconi (1874), and Vespasian (9). After him are Benedict of Nursia (480), Luciano Pavarotti (1935), Vitruvius (-75), Giacomo Casanova (1725), Pope Pius XI (1857), and Saint Valentine (226).

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), Maurizio Gucci (1948), Nina Ricci (1883), Miuccia Prada (1949), Battista Farina (1893), Salvatore Ferragamo (1898), and Giambattista Bodoni (1740).