Camillo Sitte

1843 - 1903

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Camillo Sitte (17 April 1843 – 16 November 1903) was an Austrian architect, painter and urban theorist whose work influenced urban planning and land use regulation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Camillo Sitte has received more than 80,584 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Camillo Sitte is the 114th most popular architect (up from 117th in 2019), the 269th most popular biography from Austria (down from 250th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Austrian Architect.

Camillo Sitte is most famous for his theory of town planning, which he published in his book "City Planning According to Artistic Principles" in 1866. He was a proponent of the idea that a city should be built with a hierarchy of streets, squares, and buildings, with the cathedral at the center.

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Among architects, Camillo Sitte ranks 114 out of 424Before him are Minoru Yamasaki, Ange-Jacques Gabriel, Hans Hollein, Peter Parler, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, and Gunnar Asplund. After him are Pierre Lescot, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, Ebenezer Howard, Carl Gotthard Langhans, Vittorio Gregotti, and Amenhotep, son of Hapu.

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Among people born in 1843, Camillo Sitte ranks 21Before him are Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia, Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, Benito Pérez Galdós, Richard Avenarius, Walther Flemming, and Hermann Schwarz. After him are Oscar Montelius, Georg von Hertling, Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy, Mariano Rampolla, Hans Richter, and Antonio Labriola. Among people deceased in 1903, Camillo Sitte ranks 18Before him are Hugo Wolf, Gemma Galgani, Gotse Delchev, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Calamity Jane, and Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria. After him are Draga Mašin, Vasily Dokuchaev, Marcel Renault, Richard Jordan Gatling, Sabino Arana, and Hans Gude.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Camillo Sitte ranks 269 out of 1,075Before him are Albert VI, Archduke of Austria (1418), Mercédès Jellinek (1889), Joseph Ferdinand of Bavaria (1692), Felix Baumgartner (1969), Karl Silberbauer (1911), and Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759). After him are Franz Böhme (1885), Paul Ehrenfest (1880), Archduchess Eleanor of Austria (1534), Christine Nöstlinger (1936), Friedrich Adler (1879), and Max Perutz (1914).

Among ARCHITECTS In Austria

Among architects born in Austria, Camillo Sitte ranks 5Before him are Otto Wagner (1841), Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928), Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (1656), and Hans Hollein (1934). After him are Richard Neutra (1892), Ettore Sottsass (1917), Josef Frank (1885), Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky (1897), Ferdinand Fellner (1847), Christopher Alexander (1936), and Jakob Prandtauer (1660).