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 504,666 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Arno Breker is the 89th most popular architect (up from 96th in 2019), the 852nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 829th in 2019) and the 7th most popular 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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Among architects, Arno Breker ranks 89 out of 424Before him are Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Mnesikles, Mario Botta, Vincenzo Scamozzi, Sebastiano Serlio, and Joseph Maria Olbrich. After him are Guarino Guarini, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Peter Parler, Peter Eisenman, and Frei Otto.

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Among people born in 1900, Arno Breker ranks 44Before him are Pak Hon-yong, Walther Wenck, Maria of Yugoslavia, Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Anna Seghers, and Howard H. Aiken. After him are Yves Tanguy, Zelda Fitzgerald, Raphael Lemkin, Julien Green, Jean Negulesco, and Theodosius Dobzhansky. Among people deceased in 1991, Arno Breker ranks 36Before him are Natalia Ginzburg, Henri Lefebvre, Claudio Arrau, Stan Getz, Jean Tinguely, and Wilhelm Kempff. After him are Leo Fender, Don Siegel, Gunnar Gren, Richard Stone, Ivan Kozhedub, and Tony Richardson.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Arno Breker ranks 852 out of 6,142Before him are Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim (1905), Philipp Otto Runge (1777), Wilhelm Kempff (1895), Hendrik Goltzius (1558), Fritz Strassmann (1902), and Bruno Walter (1876). After him are Bertha Benz (1849), Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (1546), Carl Spitzweg (1808), Hans Sachs (1494), Joseph Berchtold (1897), and Roland Emmerich (1955).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Arno Breker ranks 7Before him are Albert Speer (1905), Walter Gropius (1883), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886), Peter Behrens (1868), Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), and Gottfried Semper (1803). After him are Peter Parler (1330), Frei Otto (1925), Leo von Klenze (1784), Albert Speer (1934), Robert Koldewey (1855), and Hans Scharoun (1893).