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 124,539 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Arnolfo di Cambio is the 67th most popular architect (down from 61st in 2019), the 817th most popular biography from Italy (down from 730th 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 67 out of 424Before him are Robert Venturi, Bruno Taut, Louis Le Vau, Erich Mendelsohn, Domenico Fontana, and Louis Kahn. After him are Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Jože Plečnik, Charles Garnier, Peter Zumthor, Jean Nouvel, and Frei Otto.

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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, Abraham Abulafia, Pietro Cavallini, Henry VI, Count of Luxembourg, Magnus III of Sweden, Siger of Brabant, Emperor Duzong, and Elizabeth the Cuman. 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, Al-Hakim I, and Blanche of Artois.

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Among people born in Italy, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 817 out of 4,088Before him are Gianni Rivera (1943), Gnaeus Naevius (-275), Francesco Landini (1325), Phalaris (-700), Giovanni Gentile (1875), and Emilio Segrè (1905). After him are Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia (1701), Angelo Sodano (1927), Luigi Russolo (1885), Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Romano Prodi (1939), and Bernardo Bellotto (1721).


Among architects born in Italy, Arnolfo di Cambio ranks 13Before him are Renzo Piano (1937), Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Michelozzo (1396), Giacomo della Porta (1533), Richard Rogers (1933), and Aldo Rossi (1931). After him are Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548), Giuliano da Sangallo (1445), Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668), Guarino Guarini (1624), Sebastiano Serlio (1475), and Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511).