New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Carl Gotthard Langhans

1732 - 1808

Photo of Carl Gotthard Langhans

Icon of person Carl Gotthard Langhans

Carl Gotthard Langhans (15 December 1732 – 1 October 1808) was a Prussian master builder and royal architect. His churches, palaces, grand houses, interiors, city gates and theatres in Silesia (now Poland), Berlin, Potsdam and elsewhere belong to the earliest examples of Neoclassical architecture in Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Gotthard Langhans has received more than 65,938 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Gotthard Langhans is the 132nd most popular architect (down from 118th in 2019), the 273rd most popular biography from Poland (down from 219th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Polish Architect.

Langhans was a German architect who is most famous for designing the Berlin Wall.

Memorability Metrics

  • 66k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Carl Gotthard Langhans by language


Among architects, Carl Gotthard Langhans ranks 132 out of 424Before him are Ettore Sottsass, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Robert Koldewey, Antonio Sant'Elia, Theophil Hansen, and Jacques-Germain Soufflot. After him are Verner Panton, Carlo Scarpa, Hans Scharoun, Rafael Moneo, Charles Eames, and Hans Vredeman de Vries.

Most Popular Architects in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1732, Carl Gotthard Langhans ranks 16Before him are Abbas III, Adélaïde of France, Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, Johann Christoph Adelung, John Dickinson, and Warren Hastings. After him are Peter Forsskål, Joseph Gaertner, Jeanne Julie Éléonore de Lespinasse, Hieronymus von Colloredo, Joseph von Sonnenfels, and František Brixi. Among people deceased in 1808, Carl Gotthard Langhans ranks 9Before him are Mustafa IV, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, John Dickinson, Hubert Robert, and Johan Christian Fabricius. After him are Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, Friedrich Kasimir Medikus, Paul Wranitzky, Princess Marie of Baden, Gaétan Vestris, and Ove Høegh-Guldberg.

Others Born in 1732

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1808

Go to all Rankings

In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Carl Gotthard Langhans ranks 273 out of 1,454Before him are Jan Baudouin de Courtenay (1845), Albert Barillé (1920), Erich Fellgiebel (1886), Ryszard Kaczorowski (1919), Hans Modrow (1928), and Jan Długosz (1415). After him are Franz Mehring (1846), Jan Kochanowski (1530), Hermann Schwarz (1843), Stanislav Kosior (1889), Michał Kleofas Ogiński (1765), and Abraham Gottlob Werner (1749).

Among ARCHITECTS In Poland

Among architects born in Poland, Carl Gotthard Langhans ranks 3Before him are Erich Mendelsohn (1887) and Daniel Libeskind (1946). After him are Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff (1699), Marian Spychalski (1906), Friedrich Gilly (1772), Max Berg (1870), and Wojciech Zabłocki (1930).