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Domenico Fontana

1543 - 1607

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Domenico Fontana (1543 – 28 June 1607) was an Italian architect of the late Renaissance, born in today's Ticino. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Domenico Fontana has received more than 102,182 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Domenico Fontana is the 75th most popular architect (down from 65th in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 66th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swiss Architect.

Domenico Fontana was a Renaissance architect and sculptor who was most famous for designing the Fontana di Trevi in Rome.

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Among architects, Domenico Fontana ranks 75 out of 424Before him are Peter Zumthor, Erich Mendelsohn, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Daniel Libeskind, Louis Kahn, and Bruno Taut. After him are Ferdinand Cheval, Robert Venturi, Josef Hoffmann, Hemiunu, Gottfried Semper, and Sostratus of Cnidus.

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Among people born in 1543, Domenico Fontana ranks 1After him are William Byrd, 3rd Dalai Lama, Charles III, Duke of Lorraine, Sharafkhan Bidlisi, Claudio Acquaviva, John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern, Kanō Eitoku, Michele Ruggieri, Giovanni Bembo, Christine of Hesse, and Giovanni de' Medici. Among people deceased in 1607, Domenico Fontana ranks 1After him are Alessandro Allori, Caesar Baronius, Anna d'Este, Hans Vredeman de Vries, Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi, Giorgio Basta, Guidobaldo del Monte, Elisabeth of Anhalt-Zerbst, Jacob van Heemskerck, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, and Bento de Góis.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Domenico Fontana ranks 72 out of 876Before him are Alisha Lehmann (23), Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (1784), Roger Federer (1981), Peter Zumthor (1943), Richard R. Ernst (1933), and Siegfried Wagner (1869). After him are Lys Assia (1924), Félix Vallotton (1865), Daniel Bovet (1907), Niklaus Wirth (1934), K. Alex Müller (1927), and Alejo Carpentier (1904).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Domenico Fontana ranks 5Before him are Le Corbusier (1887), Francesco Borromini (1599), Carlo Maderno (1556), and Peter Zumthor (1943). After him are Mario Botta (1943), Hannes Meyer (1889), Max Bill (1908), Pietro Lombardo (1435), Bernard Tschumi (1944), Adolphe Appia (1862), and Carlo Fontana (1638).