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 82,420 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Domenico Fontana is the 65th most popular architect (up from 68th in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 67th in 2019) and the 4th 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 65 out of 424Before him are Álvaro Siza Vieira, Aldo Rossi, Robert Venturi, Bruno Taut, Louis Le Vau, and Erich Mendelsohn. After him are Louis Kahn, Arnolfo di Cambio, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Jože Plečnik, Charles Garnier, and Peter Zumthor.

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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, Michele Ruggieri, John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern, Christine of Hesse, Giovanni Bembo, Kanō Eitoku, and Juan de la Cueva. Among people deceased in 1607, Domenico Fontana ranks 1After him are Alessandro Allori, Caesar Baronius, Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi, Anna d'Este, Hans Vredeman de Vries, Giorgio Basta, Jacob van Heemskerck, Michele Ruggieri, Guidobaldo del Monte, Eleanor of Prussia, and Elisabeth of Anhalt-Zerbst.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Domenico Fontana ranks 66 out of 749Before him are Michel Mayor (1942), Max Frisch (1911), H. R. Giger (1940), Gabriel Cramer (1704), Siegfried Wagner (1869), and Walter Rudolf Hess (1881). After him are Paul Hermann Müller (1899), Alejo Carpentier (1904), K. Alex Müller (1927), Peter Zumthor (1943), Friedrich Miescher (1844), and Heinrich Wölfflin (1864).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Domenico Fontana ranks 4Before him are Le Corbusier (1887), Francesco Borromini (1599), and Carlo Maderno (1556). After him are 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).