Carlo Fontana

1638 - 1714

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Carlo Fontana (1634 or 1638–1714) was an Italian architect originating from today's Canton Ticino, who was in part responsible for the classicizing direction taken by Late Baroque Roman architecture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlo Fontana has received more than 48,332 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Carlo Fontana is the 156th most popular architect (up from 158th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 146th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Swiss Architect.

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Among architects, Carlo Fontana ranks 156 out of 424Before him are Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Michele Sanmicheli, Tony Garnier, Alonzo Cano, Charlotte Perriand, and Ricardo Bofill. After him are Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, Aino Aalto, John Nash, Ernst Neufert, Jacobus Oud, and Konstantin Melnikov.

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Among people born in 1638, Carlo Fontana ranks 12Before him are Catherine of Braganza, Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, Emperor Go-Sai, Meindert Hobbema, James Gregory, and Elisabetta Sirani. After him are Christoph Cellarius, Frederik Ruysch, Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg, Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve, Zeb-un-Nissa, and Gerrit Berckheyde. Among people deceased in 1714, Carlo Fontana ranks 8Before him are Sophia of Hanover, Maria Luisa of Savoy, Charles, Duke of Berry, Bernardino Ramazzini, Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, and Marie Anne Mancini. After him are Andreas Schlüter, Constantin Brâncoveanu, Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Carlo Fontana ranks 151 out of 749Before him are Jo Siffert (1936), Ulrich of Augsburg (890), Édouard Claparède (1873), Jacques Dubochet (1942), Jean-Robert Argand (1768), and Micheline Calmy-Rey (1945). After him are Nicolaus II Bernoulli (1695), Notker the Stammerer (840), Billy Meier (1937), Hugo Koblet (1925), Jacques Charles François Sturm (1803), and Pietro Lombardo (1435).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Carlo Fontana ranks 9Before him are Carlo Maderno (1556), Domenico Fontana (1543), Peter Zumthor (1943), Mario Botta (1943), Hannes Meyer (1889), and Max Bill (1908). After him are Pietro Lombardo (1435), Adolphe Appia (1862), Pierre Jeanneret (1896), Bernard Tschumi (1944), Domenico Trezzini (1670), and Justus Dahinden (1925).