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Filarete

1400 - 1469

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Antonio di Pietro Aver(u)lino (Italian pronunciation: [anˈtɔːnjo di ˈpjɛːtro aver(u)ˈliːno]; c. 1400 – c. 1469), known as Filarete (Italian: [filaˈrɛːte]; from Ancient Greek: φιλάρετος, meaning "lover of excellence"), was a Florentine Renaissance architect, sculptor, medallist, and architectural theorist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Filarete has received more than 96,534 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Filarete is the 119th most popular architect (up from 124th in 2019), the 1,260th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,258th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Italian Architect.

Filarete is most famous for designing the dome of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

Memorability Metrics

  • 97k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ARCHITECTS

Among architects, Filarete ranks 119 out of 424Before him are Amenhotep, son of Hapu, Aino Aalto, Eero Saarinen, Hans Hollein, Leo von Klenze, and Lluís Domènech i Montaner. After him are Camillo Sitte, Gunnar Asplund, Balthasar Neumann, Albert Speer, Baldassare Longhena, and James Stirling.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1400, Filarete ranks 7Before him are Fra Angelico, Gilles Binchois, Bartolomeo Colleoni, Gennadius Scholarius, Owen Tudor, and Konrad Witz. After him are Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine, Alexander I of Moldavia, Ausiàs March, Vladislav II of Wallachia, Hüma Hatun, and Ruy González de Clavijo. Among people deceased in 1469, Filarete ranks 5Before him are Filippo Lippi, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, Yejong of Joseon, and Moctezuma I. After him are Benedetto Cotrugli, Abu Sa'id Mirza, Niccolò de' Conti, and Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Filarete ranks 1,260 out of 4,668Before him are Cennino Cennini (1360), Giambattista Marino (1569), Andrea Gritti (1455), Maria Cristina of Savoy (1812), Domitia Longina (100), and Flavio Biondo (1388). After him are Mauro Giuliani (1781), Amélie of Leuchtenberg (1812), Enrico De Nicola (1877), Lucilio Vanini (1585), Saint Sabina (100), and Odoric of Pordenone (1286).

Among ARCHITECTS In Italy

Among architects born in Italy, Filarete ranks 23Before him are Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668), Giuliano da Sangallo (1445), Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), and Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484). After him are Baldassare Longhena (1596), Antonio Sant'Elia (1888), Carlo Scarpa (1906), Lina Bo Bardi (1914), Filippo Juvarra (1678), and Gio Ponti (1891).