Arnolfo di Cambio

1240 - 1302

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Arnolfo di Cambio (c. 1240 – 1300/1310) was an Italian architect and sculptor of the Duecento, who began as a lead assistant to Nicola Pisano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnolfo di Cambio has received more than 190,025 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Arnolfo di Cambio is the 48th most popular architect (up from 59th in 2019), the 702nd most popular biography from Italy (up from 794th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Italian Architect.

Arnolfo di Cambio is most famous for being the architect of the Florence Cathedral, which was built between 1296 and 1436.

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Among architects, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 48 out of 518Before him are Callicrates, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Michelozzo, Vladimir Tatlin, Arne Jacobsen, and Ferdinand Cheval. After him are Jean Nouvel, Jørn Utzon, Christopher Wren, Álvaro Siza Vieira, Giacomo della Porta, and Richard Meier.

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Among people born in 1240, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 4Before him are Pope Benedict XI, Cimabue, and Yunus Emre. After him are Arnaldus de Villa Nova, Henry VI, Count of Luxembourg, Abraham Abulafia, Magnus III of Sweden, Boetius of Dacia, Siger of Brabant, Emperor Duzong, and Pietro Cavallini. Among people deceased in 1302, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 2Before him is Cimabue. After him are Gertrude the Great, Constance of Sicily, Queen of Aragon, Valdemar, King of Sweden, Robert II, Count of Artois, Muhammad II of Granada, Al-Hakim I, Blanche of Artois, Yolande of Aragon, Duchess of Calabria, and Henry III, Count of Bar.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 702 out of 5,161Before him are Giorgetto Giugiaro (1938), Giacinto Facchetti (1942), Pescennius Niger (135), Beatrice Cenci (1577), Francesco Guardi (1712), and Charles Albert of Sardinia (1798). After him are Leonardo Bruni (1370), Pope Stephen V (850), Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia (1759), Pope Theodore II (840), Britannicus (41), and Claudia Octavia (40).


Among architects born in Italy, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 9Before him are Donato Bramante (1443), Andrea Palladio (1508), Leon Battista Alberti (1404), Renzo Piano (1937), Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), and Michelozzo (1396). After him are Giacomo della Porta (1533), Guarino Guarini (1624), Giuliano da Sangallo (1445), Aldo Rossi (1931), Richard Rogers (1933), and Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548).