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Hans Scharoun

1893 - 1972

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Bernhard Hans Henry Scharoun (20 September 1893 – 25 November 1972) was a German architect best known for designing the Berliner Philharmonie (home to the Berlin Philharmonic) and the Schminke House in Löbau, Saxony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Scharoun has received more than 135,637 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Hans Scharoun is the 135th most popular architect, the 1,347th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,312th in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Architect.

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Among architects, Hans Scharoun ranks 135 out of 424Before him are Antonio Sant'Elia, Theophil Hansen, Jacques-Germain Soufflot, Carl Gotthard Langhans, Verner Panton, and Carlo Scarpa. After him are Rafael Moneo, Charles Eames, Hans Vredeman de Vries, Inigo Jones, Max Bill, and Lina Bo Bardi.

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Among people born in 1893, Hans Scharoun ranks 60Before him are Clemens Krauss, Roy O. Disney, Wallace Fard Muhammad, Nicholas J. Spykman, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, and Battista Farina. After him are Ernst Öpik, Dorothy Parker, Ivan Panfilov, Edsel Ford, Carl Værnet, and Dragiša Cvetković. Among people deceased in 1972, Hans Scharoun ranks 44Before him are Lale Andersen, Bronislava Nijinska, Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, Louis Leakey, S. R. Ranganathan, and Said bin Taimur. After him are Antonio Segni, Hugo Steinhaus, Mahalia Jackson, Henry de Montherlant, Martiros Saryan, and Josep Samitier.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Scharoun ranks 1,347 out of 6,142Before him are Gunter Sachs (1932), Karl Richter (1926), Helmuth James von Moltke (1907), August Hirt (1898), Niklot (1100), and Prince Konrad of Bavaria (1883). After him are Princess Elisabeth of Thurn and Taxis (1860), Hieronymus Wolf (1516), Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz (1721), Kurt Tucholsky (1890), Mechtilde (1241), and Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1778).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Hans Scharoun ranks 13Before him are Arno Breker (1900), Peter Parler (1330), Frei Otto (1925), Leo von Klenze (1784), Albert Speer (1934), and Robert Koldewey (1855). After him are Ludwig Borchardt (1863), Gottfried Böhm (1920), Ernst Neufert (1900), Hermann Tilke (1954), Paul Troost (1878), and Carl Ludvig Engel (1778).