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Bernardo Buontalenti

1531 - 1608

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Bernardo Timante Buonacorsi (c. 1531 – June 1608), known as Bernardo Buontalenti (Italian pronunciation: [berˈnardo ˌbwɔntaˈlɛnti]) and sometimes by the nickname "Bernardo delle Girandole", was an Italian stage designer, architect, theatrical designer, military engineer, artist, and the purported inventor of Italian ice cream. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernardo Buontalenti has received more than 121,949 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Bernardo Buontalenti is the 270th most popular architect (down from 252nd in 2019), the 2,578th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,311th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Italian Architect.

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Among ARCHITECTS

Among architects, Bernardo Buontalenti ranks 270 out of 518Before him are Nicolai Eigtved, Miklós Ybl, Hermogenes of Priene, Sedefkar Mehmed Agha, Christian Frederik Hansen, and Trdat. After him are Salomon de Bray, Glenn Murcutt, Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine, Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, Sixto Durán Ballén, and Lin Huiyin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1531, Bernardo Buontalenti ranks 8Before him are Mohammad Khodabanda, Anna d'Este, António, Prior of Crato, Alonso Sánchez Coello, Maria of Austria, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, and Vespasiano I Gonzaga. After him is James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray. Among people deceased in 1608, Bernardo Buontalenti ranks 12Before him are Charles III, Duke of Lorraine, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg, Andrew Avellino, Marie Eleonore of Cleves, Ğazı II Giray, and Sigismund Rákóczi. After him are Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Bartolomeo Carducci, Alberico Gentili, Ivan Bolotnikov, Philipp Nicolai, and Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Bernardo Buontalenti ranks 2,578 out of 5,161Before him are Domenico Gabrielli (1659), Margherita Gonzaga, Duchess of Ferrara (1564), Paolo Boselli (1838), Prospero Alpini (1553), Michele Ruggieri (1543), and Carlo Cignani (1628). After him are Pietro Loredan (1482), Pietro Serantoni (1906), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (-120), Pietro Aldobrandini (1571), Aulus Cornelius Palma Frontonianus (1), and Angelo Comastri (1943).

Among ARCHITECTS In Italy

Among architects born in Italy, Bernardo Buontalenti ranks 42Before him are Pirro Ligorio (1513), Nicola Salvi (1697), Antonio da Sangallo the Elder (1455), Gae Aulenti (1927), Giovanni Giocondo (1433), and Vittorio Gregotti (1927). After him are Aristotele Fioravanti (1415), Galeazzo Alessi (1512), Camillo Boito (1836), Bruno Zevi (1918), Carlo Rossi (1775), and Giovanni da Udine (1487).