DESIGNER

Gerrit Rietveld

1888 - 1964

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Gerrit Rietveld was a Dutch furniture designer and architect. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerrit Rietveld has received more than 397,418 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Gerrit Rietveld is the 9th most popular designer, the 56th 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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  • 74.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among DESIGNERS

Among designers, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 9 out of 87Before him are Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, Peter Carl Fabergé, Gianni Versace, William Morris, and Thomas Andrews. After him are László Moholy-Nagy, Aldus Manutius, Michael Thonet, Georg Elser, Paco Rabanne, and Giorgetto Giugiaro.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1888, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 19Before him are Nestor Makhno, Raymond Chandler, Jean Monnet, C. V. Raman, T. S. Eliot, and Frans Eemil Sillanpää. After him are F. W. Murnau, Friedrich Fromm, Johannes Itten, Roland Garros, Alexander Friedmann, and Anton Makarenko. Among people deceased in 1964, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 12Before him are Norbert Wiener, Victor Francis Hess, Alma Mahler, Rachel Carson, James Franck, and Frans Eemil Sillanpää. After him are Vasily Grossman, Gerhard Domagk, Karl Polanyi, Leo Szilard, Giorgio Morandi, and Hans von Euler-Chelpin.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 56 out of 1,209Before him are Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Marco van Basten (1964), Ruud Gullit (1962), Frank Rijkaard (1962), Guus Hiddink (1946), and Nikolaas Tinbergen (1907). After him are Simon van der Meer (1925), Jan Oort (1900), William II, Prince of Orange (1626), Jan Tinbergen (1903), Geert Hofstede (1928), and Dieric Bouts (1415).

Among DESIGNERS In Netherlands

Among designers born in Netherlands, Gerrit Rietveld ranks 1