Galeazzo Alessi

1512 - 1572

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Galeazzo Alessi (1512 – 30 December 1572) was an Italian architect from Perugia, known throughout Europe for his distinctive style based on his enthusiasm for ancient architecture. He studied drawing for civil and military architecture under the direction of Giovanni Battista Caporali. For a number of years he lived in Genoa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Galeazzo Alessi has received more than 29,602 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Galeazzo Alessi is the 274th most popular architect (down from 227th in 2019), the 2,417th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,923rd in 2019) and the 47th most popular Italian Architect.

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Among architects, Galeazzo Alessi ranks 274 out of 424Before him are Ferdinand Fellner, Carlo Rossi, Friedrich August Stüler, Josep Lluís Sert, Boris Iofan, and Moshe Safdie. After him are Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, Thomas Telford, Jan Santini Aichel, Friedrich von Gärtner, Aristotele Fioravanti, and Paul Wallot.

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Among people born in 1512, Galeazzo Alessi ranks 14Before him are Devlet I Giray, Robert Recorde, Mikołaj "the Red" Radziwiłł, Diego Laynez, Prospero Fontana, and Sibylle of Cleves. After him are Marcin Kromer and Jerónimo Zurita y Castro. Among people deceased in 1572, Galeazzo Alessi ranks 20Before him are Miguel López de Legazpi, François Clouet, Petrus Ramus, Ippolito II d'Este, Jean Goujon, and Claude Goudimel. After him is Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski.

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Among people born in Italy, Galeazzo Alessi ranks 2,417 out of 4,088Before him are Marcus Antonius Antyllus (-46), Aulus Caecina Alienus (50), Tribuno Memmo (1000), Antonio Cabrini (1957), Giuseppe Acerbi (1773), and Alberto Burri (1915). After him are Giovanni Galbaio (800), Pasquale Cicogna (1509), Matteo II Visconti (1319), Victor de Sabata (1892), Pietro Anastasi (1948), and Pietro Ziani (1153).


Among architects born in Italy, Galeazzo Alessi ranks 47Before him are Luigi Vanvitelli (1700), Giacomo Quarenghi (1744), Bernardo Buontalenti (1531), Bruno Zevi (1918), Louis Visconti (1791), and Carlo Rossi (1775). After him are Aristotele Fioravanti (1415), Giuseppe Valadier (1762), Giovanni da Udine (1487), Benedetto Antelami (1150), Marcello Piacentini (1881), and Antonio Rinaldi (1709).