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Baldassare Longhena

1596 - 1682

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Baldassare Longhena (1598 – 18 February 1682) was an Italian architect, who worked mainly in Venice, where he was one of the greatest exponents of Baroque architecture of the period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baldassare Longhena has received more than 39,131 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Baldassare Longhena is the 124th most popular architect (up from 127th in 2019), the 1,353rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,293rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular Italian Architect.

Baldassare Longhena is most famous for his work on the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute in Venice.

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Among architects, Baldassare Longhena ranks 124 out of 424Before him are Lluís Domènech i Montaner, Filarete, Camillo Sitte, Gunnar Asplund, Balthasar Neumann, and Albert Speer. After him are James Stirling, Ettore Sottsass, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Robert Koldewey, Antonio Sant'Elia, and Theophil Hansen.

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Among people born in 1596, Baldassare Longhena ranks 11Before him are Jan van Goyen, Pieter Claesz, Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Nicola Amati, Peter Mogila, and Emperor Go-Mizunoo. After him are Joan Blaeu, Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano, Johan Banér, Jean Bolland, Constantijn Huygens, and Jacob van Campen. Among people deceased in 1682, Baldassare Longhena ranks 11Before him are Evliya Çelebi, Jacob van Ruisdael, Johann Joachim Becher, Jacob Kettler, Alessandro Stradella, and Avvakum. After him are Thomas Browne, Jean Picard, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Gu Yanwu, and Heo Mok.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Baldassare Longhena ranks 1,353 out of 4,668Before him are Peter of Verona (1206), Agrippa Postumus (-12), Cornelius Gallus (-69), Antonio Lotti (1667), Zucchero Fornaciari (1955), and Jacopo de' Barbari (1460). After him are Vittorino da Feltre (1378), Peter II of Sicily (1305), Luca Marenzio (1553), Agostino Casaroli (1914), Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1870), and Beppe Grillo (1948).


Among architects born in Italy, Baldassare Longhena ranks 24Before him are Giuliano da Sangallo (1445), Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484), and Filarete (1400). After him are Antonio Sant'Elia (1888), Carlo Scarpa (1906), Lina Bo Bardi (1914), Filippo Juvarra (1678), Gio Ponti (1891), and Michele Sanmicheli (1484).