Arne Jacobsen

1902 - 1971

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Arne Emil Jacobsen, Hon. FAIA (Danish pronunciation: [ˈɑːnə e̝ˈmiˀl ˈjɑkʰʌpsn̩]) 11 February 1902 – 24 March 1971) was a Danish architect and furniture designer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arne Jacobsen has received more than 405,386 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Arne Jacobsen is the 47th most popular architect (down from 39th in 2019), the 63rd most popular biography from Denmark (down from 54th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Architect.

Arne Jacobsen is most famous for designing the Egg chair, which is considered to be one of the most iconic chairs in the world.

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Among architects, Arne Jacobsen ranks 47 out of 424Before him are I. M. Pei, Callicrates, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Rem Koolhaas, Christopher Wren, and François Mansart. After him are Richard Rogers, Richard Meier, Michelozzo, Carlo Maderno, Kenzō Tange, and Isidore of Miletus.

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Among people born in 1902, Arne Jacobsen ranks 26Before him are Alfred Kastler, Walter Houser Brattain, Kurt Alder, Josemaría Escrivá, Arne Tiselius, and Meyer Lansky. After him are Harold Lasswell, Marcel Breuer, Mikhail Suslov, Alva Myrdal, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, and Reinhard Gehlen. Among people deceased in 1971, Arne Jacobsen ranks 21Before him are Mátyás Rákosi, Wilhelm List, Gotthard Heinrici, Arne Tiselius, Giorgos Seferis, and Igor Tamm. After him are Donald Winnicott, Harold Lloyd, D. B. Cooper, François Duvalier, Franz Stangl, and Lothar Rendulic.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Arne Jacobsen ranks 63 out of 893Before him are Gerda Wegener (1886), Carl Nielsen (1865), Aage Bohr (1922), Abel, King of Denmark (1218), Mads Mikkelsen (1965), and Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889). After him are Canute IV of Denmark (1043), Anders Fogh Rasmussen (1953), August Krogh (1874), Anne of Denmark (1574), Inge Lehmann (1888), and Johannes Fibiger (1867).

Among ARCHITECTS In Denmark

Among architects born in Denmark, Arne Jacobsen ranks 2Before him are Jørn Utzon (1918). After him are Theophil Hansen (1813), Verner Panton (1926), Jan Gehl (1936), Johan Otto von Spreckelsen (1929), Christian Frederik Hansen (1756), Henning Larsen (1925), and Bjarke Ingels (1974).