Giuseppe Terragni

1904 - 1943

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Giuseppe Terragni (Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe terˈraɲɲi]; 18 April 1904 – 19 July 1943) was an Italian architect who worked primarily under the fascist regime of Benito Mussolini and pioneered the Italian modern movement under the rubric of Rationalism. His most famous work is the Casa del Fascio built in Como, northern Italy, which was begun in 1932 and completed in 1936; it was built in accordance with the International Style of architecture and frescoed by abstract artist Mario Radice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Terragni has received more than 97,329 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Giuseppe Terragni is the 217th most popular architect (down from 189th in 2019), the 2,095th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,823rd in 2019) and the 34th most popular Architect.

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Among architects, Giuseppe Terragni ranks 217 out of 424Before him are Cornelis Floris de Vriendt, Eero Aarnio, Ebenezer Howard, Glenn Murcutt, Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, and Archibald Leitch. After him are Pierre Jeanneret, Pirro Ligorio, Félix Candela, Paul Andreu, Shigeru Ban, and Charles Percier.

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Among people born in 1904, Giuseppe Terragni ranks 111Before him are Tadao Takayama, Delmer Daves, Joseph Valachi, Ding Ling, Leo Joseph Suenens, and Anna Mahler. After him are Vilis Lācis, Franz Kutschera, Christian-Jaque, Wang Ming, Achille Varzi, and Lidia Zamenhof. Among people deceased in 1943, Giuseppe Terragni ranks 78Before him are Akira Matsunaga, Nordahl Grieg, Lin Sen, Senjūrō Hayashi, Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, and Vladimir Kokovtsov. After him are Hàm Nghi, Zabel Yesayan, Aimo Cajander, Georg, Crown Prince of Saxony, Muhamed Mehmedbašić, and Alexander Matrosov.

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Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Terragni ranks 2,095 out of 4,668Before him are Enrico Albertosi (1939), Massimo Girotti (1918), Mario Merz (1925), Theophylact I, Count of Tusculum (860), Giorgio Chinaglia (1947), and Umberto Saba (1883). After him are Valerio Zurlini (1926), Gian Giorgio Trissino (1478), Infante Antonio Pascual of Spain (1755), Leonardo Donato (1536), Luca Cambiaso (1527), and Lucio Battisti (1943).


Among architects born in Italy, Giuseppe Terragni ranks 34Before him are Filippo Juvarra (1678), Gio Ponti (1891), Michele Sanmicheli (1484), Carl Ritter von Ghega (1802), Giovanni Giocondo (1433), and Carlo Rainaldi (1611). After him are Pirro Ligorio (1513), Nicola Salvi (1697), Giovanni Antonio Amadeo (1447), Antonio da Sangallo the Elder (1455), Giacomo Quarenghi (1744), and Luigi Vanvitelli (1700).