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 433,850 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Arno Breker is the 96th most popular architect (up from 107th in 2019), the 829th most popular biography from Germany (up from 846th in 2019) and the 8th 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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Among architects, Arno Breker ranks 96 out of 424Before him are Sebastiano Serlio, Bartolomeo Ammannati, Étienne-Louis Boullée, Daniel Libeskind, Mario Botta, and Hemiunu. After him are Peter Eisenman, Toyo Ito, Auguste Perret, Balthasar Neumann, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, and Hannes Meyer.

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Among people born in 1900, Arno Breker ranks 44Before him are Walther Wenck, Edith Frank, Ragnar Granit, Pak Hon-yong, Howard H. Aiken, and Anna Seghers. After him are Maria of Yugoslavia, Julien Green, Jean Negulesco, Mahavatar Babaji, Katina Paxinou, and Aaron Copland. Among people deceased in 1991, Arno Breker ranks 33Before him are Rajiv Gandhi, Henri Lefebvre, Ragnar Granit, Claudio Arrau, Stan Getz, and Gunnar Gren. After him are Jean Tinguely, Leo Fender, Don Siegel, Wilhelm Kempff, Natalia Ginzburg, and Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Arno Breker ranks 829 out of 5,289Before him are Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1823), Albrecht III Achilles, Elector of Brandenburg (1414), August Landmesser (1910), Johann Mattheson (1681), Nathan Mayer Rothschild (1777), and Carl von Linde (1842). After him are Frederica of Baden (1781), Bettina von Arnim (1785), Wolfgang Schäuble (1942), Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen (1622), Heinrich von Vietinghoff (1887), and Johann Joachim Becher (1635).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Arno Breker ranks 8Before him are Walter Gropius (1883), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886), Peter Behrens (1868), Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), Frei Otto (1925), and Gottfried Semper (1803). After him are Leo von Klenze (1784), Peter Parler (1330), Robert Koldewey (1855), Hans Scharoun (1893), Ernst Neufert (1900), and Albert Speer (1934).