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Arnolfo di Cambio

1240 - 1302

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Arnolfo di Cambio (c. 1240 – 1300/1310) was an Italian architect and sculptor. He designed Florence Cathedral and the sixth city wall around Florence (1284–1333), while his most important surviving work as a sculptor is the tomb of Cardinal de Braye in S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnolfo di Cambio has received more than 162,151 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Arnolfo di Cambio is the 60th most popular architect (up from 67th in 2019), the 796th most popular biography from Italy (up from 817th in 2019) and the 13th 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 60 out of 424Before him are Álvaro Siza Vieira, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Marcel Breuer, Giacomo della Porta, Louis Le Vau, and Aldo Rossi. After him are Philip Johnson, Ricardo Bofill, Jean Nouvel, Senenmut, Buckminster Fuller, and Charles Garnier.

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Among people born in 1240, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 5Before him are Pope Benedict XI, Cimabue, Yunus Emre, and Arnaldus de Villa Nova. After him are Abraham Abulafia, Pietro Cavallini, Henry VI, Count of Luxembourg, Siger of Brabant, Magnus III of Sweden, Emperor Duzong, and Boetius of Dacia. 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, Blanche of Artois, Al-Hakim I, and Yolande of Aragon, Duchess of Calabria.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 796 out of 4,668Before him are Poliziano (1454), Carlo Gozzi (1720), Herod Agrippa II (28), Curzio Malaparte (1898), Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary (1776), and Peter Lombard (1096). After him are Andrea Camilleri (1925), Palmiro Togliatti (1893), Renata Tebaldi (1922), Valentino (1932), Marcus Velleius Paterculus (-19), and Ferdinand, Duke of Parma (1751).


Among architects born in Italy, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 13Before him are Renzo Piano (1937), Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Richard Rogers (1933), Michelozzo (1396), Giacomo della Porta (1533), and Aldo Rossi (1931). After him are Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548), Sebastiano Serlio (1475), Guarino Guarini (1624), Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668), Giuliano da Sangallo (1445), and Pier Luigi Nervi (1891).