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Carl Ritter von Ghega

1802 - 1860

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Karl Ritter von Ghega or Karl von Ghega (10 January 1802 – 14 March 1860) was an Austrian nobleman and the designer of the Semmering Railway from Gloggnitz to Mürzzuschlag. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Ritter von Ghega has received more than 46,514 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Carl Ritter von Ghega is the 171st most popular architect (up from 192nd in 2019), the 1,785th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,871st in 2019) and the 31st most popular Italian Architect.

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Among architects, Carl Ritter von Ghega ranks 171 out of 424Before him are Kevin A. Lynch, Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, Gio Ponti, Michele Sanmicheli, Tony Garnier, and Konstantin Melnikov. After him are Kisho Kurokawa, Mikhail Eisenstein, Jacques-François Blondel, Pietro Lombardo, Jacques Lemercier, and Henri Labrouste.

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Among people born in 1802, Carl Ritter von Ghega ranks 23Before him are Nikolaus Lenau, Charlotte Bonaparte, Hermann Goldschmidt, Ignacy Domeyko, Alcide d'Orbigny, and Charles Auguste de Bériot. After him are Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, Frederick William, Elector of Hesse, Harriet Martineau, Johann Friedrich von Brandt, Arnold Ruge, and Paul-Émile Botta. Among people deceased in 1860, Carl Ritter von Ghega ranks 18Before him are István Széchenyi, Julia Pastrana, Danilo I, Prince of Montenegro, James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie, George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Thomas Addison. After him are Ernst Moritz Arndt, Ang Duong, Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, and Ernst I, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Carl Ritter von Ghega ranks 1,785 out of 4,668Before him are Roger III of Sicily (1175), Ratchis (800), Antipope Benedict X (1048), Cristoforo Landino (1424), Antonio Sacchini (1730), and Pietro Germi (1914). After him are Democedes (-600), Andrea Sacchi (1599), Gaius Vibius Pansa Caetronianus (-91), Arduin of Ivrea (955), Luigi Rossi (1597), and Laura Pausini (1974).


Among architects born in Italy, Carl Ritter von Ghega ranks 31Before him are Antonio Sant'Elia (1888), Carlo Scarpa (1906), Lina Bo Bardi (1914), Filippo Juvarra (1678), Gio Ponti (1891), and Michele Sanmicheli (1484). After him are Giovanni Giocondo (1433), Carlo Rainaldi (1611), Giuseppe Terragni (1904), Pirro Ligorio (1513), Nicola Salvi (1697), and Giovanni Antonio Amadeo (1447).