Donato Bramante

1443 - 1514

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Donato Bramante (UK: bram-AN-tay, US: brə-MAHN-tay, -⁠tee, Italian: [doˈnaːto braˈmante]; 1444 – 11 April 1514), born as Donato di Pascuccio d'Antonio and also known as Bramante Lazzari, was an Italian architect and painter. He introduced Renaissance architecture to Milan and the High Renaissance style to Rome, where his plan for St. Peter's Basilica formed the basis of design executed by Michelangelo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Donato Bramante has received more than 412,784 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Donato Bramante is the 9th most popular architect, the 135th most popular biography from Italy (down from 129th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Architect.

Donato Bramante was an Italian architect who is most famous for designing the Tempietto in Rome.

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Among architects, Donato Bramante ranks 9 out of 424Before him are Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Mimar Sinan, Vitruvius, Imhotep, Filippo Brunelleschi, and Andrea Palladio. After him are Albert Speer, Leon Battista Alberti, Walter Gropius, Alvar Aalto, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Oscar Niemeyer.

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Among people born in 1443, Donato Bramante ranks 3Before him are Pope Julius II and Matthias Corvinus. After him are Lady Margaret Beaufort, Albert III, Duke of Saxony, Rodolphus Agricola, Magdalena of France, Girolamo Riario, Askia Mohammad I, Piero del Pollaiolo, Pedro Arias Dávila, and Edmund, Earl of Rutland. Among people deceased in 1514, Donato Bramante ranks 1After him are Anne of Brittany, György Dózsa, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, Hartmann Schedel, Anna of Brandenburg, and António de Abreu.

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Among people born in Italy, Donato Bramante ranks 135 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Urban VII (1521), Pope Pius V (1504), Plautus (-254), Clare of Assisi (1193), Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820), and Nerva (30). After him are Sergio Leone (1929), Cardinal Mazarin (1602), Pope Sylvester I (300), Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463), Leon Battista Alberti (1404), and Catherine of Siena (1347).


Among architects born in Italy, Donato Bramante ranks 5Before him are Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598), Vitruvius (-75), Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), and Andrea Palladio (1508). After him are Leon Battista Alberti (1404), Renzo Piano (1937), Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Michelozzo (1396), Giacomo della Porta (1533), Richard Rogers (1933), and Aldo Rossi (1931).