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 367,781 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Arne Jacobsen is the 39th most popular architect (up from 44th in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 55th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Danish 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 39 out of 424Before him are Jørn Utzon, Vladimir Tatlin, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Tadao Ando, Hippodamus of Miletus, and Ictinus. After him are Marcel Breuer, Christopher Wren, Suger, Callicrates, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, and Santiago Calatrava.

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Among people born in 1902, Arne Jacobsen ranks 19Before him are Fernand Braudel, Georgy Malenkov, Nâzım Hikmet, Saud of Saudi Arabia, William Wyler, and Eugene Wigner. After him are Barbara McClintock, Marcel Breuer, Josemaría Escrivá, Alfred Kastler, Harold Lasswell, and Arne Tiselius. Among people deceased in 1971, Arne Jacobsen ranks 12Before him are György Lukács, Hermann Hoth, Audie Murphy, Lawrence Bragg, Fernandel, and François Duvalier. After him are Wilhelm List, D. B. Cooper, Harold Lloyd, Igor Tamm, Gotthard Heinrici, and Giorgos Seferis.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Arne Jacobsen ranks 54 out of 783Before him are Frederick IV of Denmark (1671), Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (1946), Frederick I of Denmark (1471), Christian VI of Denmark (1699), Johannes V. Jensen (1873), and Nicolas Steno (1638). After him are Carl Nielsen (1865), Tollund Man (-400), Abel, King of Denmark (1218), Anne of Denmark (1574), Gerda Wegener (1886), and Fredrik Bajer (1837).

Among ARCHITECTS In Denmark

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