Carl Gotthard Langhans

1732 - 1808

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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 46,319 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Carl Gotthard Langhans is the 118th most popular architect (down from 111th in 2019), the 219th most popular biography from Poland (down from 196th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Polish Architect.

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

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Among architects, Carl Gotthard Langhans ranks 118 out of 424Before him are Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Gunnar Asplund, Camillo Sitte, Pierre Lescot, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, and Ebenezer Howard. After him are Vittorio Gregotti, Amenhotep, son of Hapu, Charles Eames, Pier Luigi Nervi, Robert Adam, and Filarete.

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Among people born in 1732, Carl Gotthard Langhans ranks 12Before him are Pierre Beaumarchais, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Richard Arkwright, Jérôme Lalande, Adélaïde of France, and Abbas III. After him are Johann Christoph Adelung, Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, John Dickinson, Warren Hastings, Jeanne Julie Éléonore de Lespinasse, and Hieronymus von Colloredo. Among people deceased in 1808, Carl Gotthard Langhans ranks 6Before him are Selim III, Christian VII of Denmark, Mustafa IV, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, and Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov. After him are Johan Christian Fabricius, Hubert Robert, John Dickinson, Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis, Friedrich Kasimir Medikus, and Paul Wranitzky.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Carl Gotthard Langhans ranks 219 out of 1,231Before him are Hermann Grassmann (1809), Andreas Gryphius (1616), Ernst Toller (1893), Felix Hausdorff (1868), Otto von Below (1857), and Otto Klemperer (1885). After him are Mieszko II Lambert (990), Magnus Hirschfeld (1868), Aleksandra Ekster (1882), Günther Anders (1902), Robert Luther (1822), and Alice Miller (1923).

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), Friedrich Gilly (1772), Marian Spychalski (1906), and Max Berg (1870).