Gerrit Rietveld

1888 - 1964

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Gerrit Rietveld (24 June 1888 – 25 June 1964) was a Dutch furniture designer and architect. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerrit Rietveld has received more than 526,161 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Gerrit Rietveld is the 11th most popular designer, the 65th most popular biography from Netherlands and the most popular Dutch Designer.

Gerrit Rietveld is most famous for his Red and Blue Chair, which he designed in the 1960s.

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Among designers, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 11 out of 104Before him are Peter Carl Fabergé, Gianni Versace, Thomas Andrews, Paco Rabanne, William Morris, and Aldus Manutius. After him are Giorgetto Giugiaro, László Moholy-Nagy, Michael Thonet, Valentino, Georg Elser, and Hugo Boss.

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Among people born in 1888, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 28Before him are Alexander Friedmann, Eugene O'Neill, Richard E. Byrd, Friedrich Fromm, Johannes Itten, and T. S. Eliot. After him are Maurice Chevalier, F. W. Murnau, Selman Waksman, Friedrich Olbricht, Andrei Tupolev, and Anton Makarenko. Among people deceased in 1964, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 16Before him are Rachel Carson, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, James Franck, Vasily Grossman, Gerhard Domagk, and Palmiro Togliatti. After him are Karl Polanyi, Hans von Euler-Chelpin, Otto Grotewohl, Plaek Phibunsongkhram, Giorgio Morandi, and Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 65 out of 1,646Before him are Han van Meegeren (1889), Frederick de Houtman (1571), Jan Tinbergen (1903), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Simon van der Meer (1925), and Johan de Witt (1625). After him are Ronald Koeman (1963), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), William V, Prince of Orange (1748), Dieric Bouts (1415), and Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836).

Among DESIGNERS In Netherlands

Among designers born in Netherlands, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 1