Carlo Maderno

1556 - 1629

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Carlo Maderno (Maderna) (1556 – 30 January 1629) was an Italian architect, born in today's Ticino, who is remembered as one of the fathers of Baroque architecture. His façades of Santa Susanna, St. Peter's Basilica and Sant'Andrea della Valle were of key importance in the evolution of the Italian Baroque. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlo Maderno has received more than 127,038 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Carlo Maderno is the 47th most popular architect (down from 45th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 45th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swiss Architect.

Carlo Maderno was a Renaissance architect who is most famous for designing the façade of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

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Among architects, Carlo Maderno ranks 47 out of 424Before him are Christopher Wren, Suger, Callicrates, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Santiago Calatrava, and Buckminster Fuller. After him are Michelozzo, Rem Koolhaas, I. M. Pei, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Giacomo della Porta, and Richard Meier.

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Among people born in 1556, Carlo Maderno ranks 2Before him is Anne Hathaway. After him are Joseph Calasanz, Sophia Brahe, Adriaen de Vries, Otto van Veen, Uesugi Kagekatsu, Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Jerzy Radziwiłł, Paul Bril, Isaac Oliver, and Philipp Nicolai. Among people deceased in 1629, Carlo Maderno ranks 2Before him is Abbas the Great. After him are Gabriel Bethlen, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Jan Pieterszoon Coen, Otto van Veen, Hendrick ter Brugghen, Pietro Bernini, Giorgi Saakadze, Catherine de' Medici, Governor of Siena, Sigismondo d'India, and Caspar Bartholin the Elder.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Carlo Maderno ranks 51 out of 749Before him are Angelica Kauffman (1741), Johannes Itten (1888), Aga Khan IV (1936), Albert II, Duke of Austria (1298), Joan Gamper (1877), and Robert Walser (1878). After him are Lys Assia (1924), Hans Albert Einstein (1904), Clay Regazzoni (1939), Ferdinand Hodler (1853), Hans Küng (1928), and Emil Jannings (1884).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Carlo Maderno ranks 3Before him are Le Corbusier (1887) and Francesco Borromini (1599). After him are Domenico Fontana (1543), Peter Zumthor (1943), Mario Botta (1943), Hannes Meyer (1889), Max Bill (1908), Carlo Fontana (1638), Pietro Lombardo (1435), Adolphe Appia (1862), and Pierre Jeanneret (1896).