Giacomo Quarenghi

1744 - 1817

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Giacomo Quarenghi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒaːkomo kwaˈreŋɡi; -ˈrɛŋɡi]; Russian: Джа́комо Кваре́нги, tr. Džákomo Kvaréngi, IPA: [ˈdʐakəmə kvɐˈrʲenʲɡʲɪ]; 20 or 21 September 1744 – 2 March [O.S. 18 February] 1817) was the foremost and most prolific practitioner of neoclassical architecture in Imperial Russia, particularly in Saint Petersburg. He brought into vogue an original monumental style, of Palladian inspiration, which was a reference for many architects who worked in Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giacomo Quarenghi has received more than 51,313 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Giacomo Quarenghi is the 246th most popular architect (down from 219th in 2019), the 2,172nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,862nd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Italian Architect.

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Among architects, Giacomo Quarenghi ranks 246 out of 424Before him are Glenn Murcutt, François de Cuvilliés, Michael Graves, Augustus Pugin, Lilly Reich, and Ernst May. After him are Charles Barry, Ralph Erskine, Günter Behnisch, Jan Gehl, Lambert Lombard, and Max Fabiani.

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Among people born in 1744, Giacomo Quarenghi ranks 16Before him are Infanta Maria Josefa of Spain, Elbridge Gerry, Marianna Martines, Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos, and Conrad Moench. After him are Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin, Nikolay Novikov, Johann III Bernoulli, and Thomas Mifflin. Among people deceased in 1817, Giacomo Quarenghi ranks 23Before him are Nakşidil Sultan, Étienne Méhul, Usman dan Fodio, Andrea Appiani, Joseph von Sonnenfels, and Princess Hermine of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym. After him are Duke Louis of Württemberg, Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, Infante Antonio Pascual of Spain, Jean-André Deluc, Policarpa Salavarrieta, and Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau.

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Among people born in Italy, Giacomo Quarenghi ranks 2,172 out of 4,088Before him are Francesco Furini (1603), Prince Ferdinand Pius, Duke of Calabria (1869), Festus (390), Margherita Hack (1922), Umberto Saba (1883), and Nino Ferrer (1934). After him are Luigi Carlo Borromeo (1893), Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (1964), Aristodemus of Cumae (-550), Matteo Salvini (1973), Gaétan Vestris (1729), and Anne Marie Martinozzi (1637).


Among architects born in Italy, Giacomo Quarenghi ranks 42Before him are Carlo Rainaldi (1611), Giovanni Giocondo (1433), Antonio da Sangallo the Elder (1455), Pirro Ligorio (1513), Gae Aulenti (1927), and Luigi Vanvitelli (1700). After him are Bernardo Buontalenti (1531), Bruno Zevi (1918), Louis Visconti (1791), Carlo Rossi (1775), Galeazzo Alessi (1512), and Aristotele Fioravanti (1415).