Christian Frederik Hansen

1756 - 1845

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Christian Frederik Hansen (29 February 1756 – 10 July 1845), known as C. F. Hansen, was the leading Danish architect between the late 18th century and the mid 19th century, and on account of his position at the Royal Danish Academy of Art (Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi) the most powerful person in artistic circles for many years. He was known as "Denmark’s Palladio" on account of the architectural style he promoted. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Frederik Hansen has received more than 36,534 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Christian Frederik Hansen is the 288th most popular architect, the 299th most popular biography from Denmark and the 6th most popular Danish Architect.

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Among architects, Christian Frederik Hansen ranks 288 out of 424Before him are Sixto Durán Ballén, Pieter Post, Christopher Alexander, Frederick Law Olmsted, Vlado Milunić, and Juan Bautista de Toledo. After him are Salomon de Bray, Dankmar Adler, Giuseppe Valadier, Giovanni da Udine, Augustin Ehrensvärd, and Pierre Cuypers.

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Among people born in 1756, Christian Frederik Hansen ranks 27Before him are Federico Gravina, Paul Wranitzky, Duke Louis of Württemberg, Guillaume-Antoine Olivier, Jean-Antoine Chaptal, and Karl Philipp Moritz. After him are John Trumbull, Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Henry Raeburn, Everard Home, Jan Śniadecki, and Willem Bilderdijk. Among people deceased in 1845, Christian Frederik Hansen ranks 23Before him are Isabella Colbran, Henrik Steffens, Nikoloz Baratashvili, Jónas Hallgrímsson, George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and Rafael Urdaneta. After him are Johnny Appleseed, Nils Gabriel Sefström, Wazir Akbar Khan, Antoine Risso, Elizabeth Fry, and Francisco Manuel Blanco.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Christian Frederik Hansen ranks 299 out of 783Before him are Ulrich Thomsen (1963), Conrad Malte-Brun (1775), Carl Lange (1834), Christen Sørensen Longomontanus (1562), Julius Petersen (1839), and Lars Mikkelsen (1964). After him are Agner Krarup Erlang (1878), Tom Belsø (1942), Kjeld Abell (1901), Per Nørgård (1932), Frank Arnesen (1956), and Margrethe Vestager (1968).

Among ARCHITECTS In Denmark

Among architects born in Denmark, Christian Frederik Hansen ranks 6Before him are Jørn Utzon (1918), Arne Jacobsen (1902), Verner Panton (1926), Theophil Hansen (1813), and Jan Gehl (1936). After him are Johan Otto von Spreckelsen (1929) and Bjarke Ingels (1974).