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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 455,417 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Gerrit Rietveld is the 11th most popular designer (down from 9th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 56th in 2019) 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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  • 460k

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  • 65.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among DESIGNERS

Among designers, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 11 out of 86Before him are Gianni Versace, Peter Carl Fabergé, William Morris, Thomas Andrews, Aldus Manutius, and Paco Rabanne. After him are László Moholy-Nagy, Michael Thonet, Giorgetto Giugiaro, Valentino, René Lalique, and Maurizio Gucci.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1888, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 28Before him are F. W. Murnau, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Alexander Friedmann, Herbert Spencer Gasser, T. S. Eliot, and Eugene O'Neill. After him are Selman Waksman, Frits Zernike, Inge Lehmann, Andrei Tupolev, Maurice Chevalier, and Anton Makarenko. Among people deceased in 1964, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 16Before him are Gerhard Domagk, Victor Francis Hess, Vasily Grossman, Karl Polanyi, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, and Leo Szilard. After him are Giorgio Morandi, Palmiro Togliatti, Alexandre Koyré, Otto Wille Kuusinen, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, and Otto Grotewohl.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 65 out of 1,427Before him are Ruud Gullit (1962), Rem Koolhaas (1944), Nikolaas Tinbergen (1907), Theo van Gogh (1857), Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1584), and Peter Canisius (1521). After him are Tobias Asser (1838), Frits Zernike (1888), William IV, Prince of Orange (1711), Dieric Bouts (1415), Jan Tinbergen (1903), and William V, Prince of Orange (1748).

Among DESIGNERS In Netherlands

Among designers born in Netherlands, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 1