Carlo Fontana

1638 - 1714

Carlo Fontana

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 38,425 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 158th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Carlo Fontana ranks 158 out of 361Before him are Mikhail Eisenstein, Jacob van Campen, Juan de Herrera, Kisho Kurokawa, John Nash, and Jean Prouvé. After him are Fumihiko Maki, Michele Sanmicheli, Pietro Lombardo, Henri Labrouste, Lina Bo Bardi, and Gottfried Böhm.

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Among people born in 1638, Carlo Fontana ranks 11Before him are Nicolas Malebranche, Catherine of Braganza, Emperor Go-Sai, Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, James Gregory, and Meindert Hobbema. After him are Christoph Cellarius, Elisabetta Sirani, Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg, Frederik Ruysch, Zeb-un-Nissa, and Pierre Magnol. Among people deceased in 1714, Carlo Fontana ranks 7Before him are Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Sophia of Hanover, Maria Luisa of Savoy, Charles, Duke of Berry, Bernardino Ramazzini, and Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel. After him are Andreas Schlüter, Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Constantin Brâncoveanu, and Marie Anne Mancini.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Carlo Fontana ranks 146 out of 540Before him are Antoine-Henri Jomini (1779), Hans Martin Sutermeister (1907), Nicolaus II Bernoulli (1695), Albert von Kölliker (1817), Rolf M. Zinkernagel (1944), and Hugo Koblet (1925). After him are Ulrich of Augsburg (890), Charles Dutoit (1936), Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria (1938), Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart (1742), Walter H. Schottky (1886), and Bernard Tschumi (1944).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Carlo Fontana ranks 10Before him are Giacomo della Porta (1533), Domenico Fontana (1543), Peter Zumthor (1943), Mario Botta (1943), Hannes Meyer (1889), and Max Bill (1908). After him are Bernard Tschumi (1944), Adolphe Appia (1862), Domenico Trezzini (1670), and Justus Dahinden (1925).