Arno Breker

1900 - 1991

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Arno Breker (19 July 1900 – 13 February 1991) was a German architect and sculptor who is best known for his public works in Nazi Germany, where they were endorsed by the authorities as the antithesis of degenerate art. He was made official state sculptor, and exempted from military service. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arno Breker has received more than 745,838 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Arno Breker is the 60th most popular architect (up from 88th in 2019), the 607th most popular biography from Germany (up from 852nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular German Architect.

Arno Breker is most famous for his statues and reliefs which he created in the Third Reich. He was a German sculptor who was commissioned by Adolf Hitler to create a number of sculptures for the Third Reich.

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Over the past year Arno Breker has had the most page views in the with 191,556 views, followed by German (97,694), and Russian (39,771). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Korean (814.49%), Turkish (291.66%), and Ukrainian (194.84%)


Among architects, Arno Breker ranks 60 out of 518Before him are Richard Meier, Guarino Guarini, Louis Le Vau, François Mansart, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, and Jože Plečnik. After him are Giuliano da Sangallo, Aldo Rossi, Buckminster Fuller, Josef Hoffmann, Charles Garnier, and Bruno Taut.

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Among people born in 1900, Arno Breker ranks 31Before him are Hans Adolf Krebs, Richard Kuhn, Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Kurt Weill, Jan Oort, and Choe Yong-gon. After him are Karl Wolff, Pak Hon-yong, Prince Aimone, Duke of Aosta, Chiune Sugihara, Walther Wenck, and Mahavatar Babaji. Among people deceased in 1991, Arno Breker ranks 24Before him are Lazar Kaganovich, Frank Capra, Michael Landon, Marcel Lefebvre, Rajiv Gandhi, and Oona O'Neill. After him are Margot Fonteyn, Henri Lefebvre, David Lean, Natalia Ginzburg, Max Frisch, and Gunnar Gren.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Arno Breker ranks 607 out of 7,253Before him are Felix Hoffmann (1868), Hans-Dieter Flick (1965), Sandra (1962), Rudolf von Jhering (1818), Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804), and Julia Drusilla (16). After him are Karl Wolff (1900), Curd Jürgens (1915), Max Reger (1873), Johann Reuchlin (1455), Wolfgang Schäuble (1942), and Georg Jellinek (1851).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Arno Breker ranks 6Before him are Albert Speer (1905), Walter Gropius (1883), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886), Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), and Peter Behrens (1868). After him are Peter Parler (1330), Frei Otto (1925), Gottfried Semper (1803), Albert Speer (1934), Leo von Klenze (1784), and Robert Koldewey (1855).