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Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola

1507 - 1573

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Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (UK: vin-YOH-lə, US: veen-, Italian: [ˈdʒaːkomo baˈrɔttsi da (v)viɲˈɲɔːla]; 1 October 1507 – 7 July 1573), often simply called Vignola, was one of the great Italian architects of 16th century Mannerism. His two great masterpieces are the Villa Farnese at Caprarola and the Jesuits' Church of the Gesù in Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola has received more than 96,103 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola is the 44th most popular architect (down from 43rd in 2019), the 615th most popular biography from Italy (down from 555th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Italian Architect.

Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola is most famous for his design of the Villa Farnese in Caprarola, Italy.

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Among ARCHITECTS

Among architects, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola ranks 44 out of 424Before him are Ictinus, Arne Jacobsen, Marcel Breuer, Christopher Wren, Suger, and Callicrates. After him are Santiago Calatrava, Buckminster Fuller, Carlo Maderno, Michelozzo, Rem Koolhaas, and I. M. Pei.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1507, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola ranks 4Before him are Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal, and Jiajing Emperor. After him are Jacques Arcadelt, Altan Khan, Johannes Sturm, Ferrante Gonzaga, Inés Suárez, Bálint Bakfark, Guillaume Rondelet, and Alvise I Mocenigo. Among people deceased in 1573, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola ranks 2Before him is Takeda Shingen. After him are Fatma Sultan, Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, Rafael Bombelli, Azai Nagamasa, Johann Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Hedwig Jagiellon, Electress of Brandenburg, Malyuta Skuratov, Laurentius Petri, and Michel de l'Hôpital.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola ranks 615 out of 4,088Before him are Giovanni Giustiniani (1418), Pope Lucius II (1100), Pope Adeodatus II (610), Amalasuntha (495), Pope Anastasius IV (1073), and Aldus Manutius (1449). After him are Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749), Januarius (272), Joanna I of Naples (1326), Pope Celestine II (1100), Benozzo Gozzoli (1420), and Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863).

Among ARCHITECTS In Italy

Among architects born in Italy, Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola ranks 8Before him are Vitruvius (-75), Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), Andrea Palladio (1508), Donato Bramante (1443), Leon Battista Alberti (1404), and Renzo Piano (1937). After him are Michelozzo (1396), Giacomo della Porta (1533), Richard Rogers (1933), Aldo Rossi (1931), Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), and Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548).