Auguste Perret

1874 - 1954

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Auguste Perret (12 February 1874 – 25 February 1954) was a French architect and a pioneer of the architectural use of reinforced concrete. His major works include the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the first Art Deco building in Paris; the Church of Notre-Dame du Raincy (1922–23); the Mobilier National in Paris (1937); and the French Economic, Social and Environmental Council building in Paris (1937–39). After World War II he designed a group of buildings in the centre of the port city of Le Havre, including St. Joseph's Church, Le Havre, to replace buildings destroyed by bombing during World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Auguste Perret has received more than 227,124 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Auguste Perret is the 107th most popular architect (down from 102nd in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 126th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Belgian Architect.

Auguste Perret is most famous for his use of reinforced concrete in architecture.

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Over the past year Auguste Perret has had the most page views in the with 50,999 views, followed by English (23,641), and German (7,557). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Croatian (80.97%), Indonesian (49.94%), and Picard (37.37%)


Among architects, Auguste Perret ranks 107 out of 518Before him are Amenhotep, son of Hapu, César Pelli, Filarete, Hannes Meyer, Luis Barragán, and Aino Aalto. After him are Ricardo Bofill, Lúcio Costa, Albert Speer, Hans Hollein, Philip Johnson, and Francesco di Giorgio Martini.

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Among people born in 1874, Auguste Perret ranks 39Before him are Luigi Einaudi, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Josef Suk, Abbas II of Egypt, Joseph Erlanger, and Henri Guisan. After him are Charles Lightoller, Ellery Harding Clark, Reynaldo Hahn, Princess Elisabeth Marie of Bavaria, Charles Ives, and Vagn Walfrid Ekman. Among people deceased in 1954, Auguste Perret ranks 26Before him are Léon Jouhaux, Lucien Tesnière, The French Angel, Clemens Krauss, Hannes Meyer, and Martin Andersen Nexø. After him are Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Sadriddin Ayni, Ivan Ilyin, Thea von Harbou, and Marius Jacob.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Auguste Perret ranks 134 out of 1,190Before him are Marguerite Porete (1250), Siger of Brabant (1240), Louis, Prince Napoléon (1914), Louis II, Count of Flanders (1330), Princess Clémentine of Belgium (1872), and David Teniers the Younger (1610). After him are Marie of Brabant, Queen of France (1254), Bartholomeus Spranger (1546), Pierre Louÿs (1870), Bavo of Ghent (589), Henri Michaux (1899), and Paul Van Himst (1943).

Among ARCHITECTS In Belgium

Among architects born in Belgium, Auguste Perret ranks 3Before him are Victor Horta (1861), and Henry van de Velde (1863). After him are Cornelis Floris de Vriendt (1514), Lambert Lombard (1505), François de Cuvilliés (1695), Joseph Poelaert (1817), and Fernand de Montigny (1885).