Jože Plečnik

1872 - 1957

Jože Plečnik

Jože Plečnik (pronunciation ) (23 January 1872 – 7 January 1957) was a Slovene architect who had a major impact on the modern architecture of Vienna, Prague and of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, most notably by designing the iconic Triple Bridge and the Slovene National and University Library building, as well as the embankments along the Ljubljanica River, the Ljubljana open market buildings, the Ljubljana cemetery, parks, plazas etc. His architectural imprint on Ljubljana has been compared to the impact Antoni Gaudí had on Barcelona.His style is associated with the Vienna Secession style of architecture (a type of Art Nouveau). Besides in Ljubljana, he worked in Vienna, Belgrade and on the Prague Castle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jože Plečnik has received more than 121,459 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 65th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Jože Plečnik ranks 65 out of 361Before him are Robert Venturi, Aldo Rossi, Arnolfo di Cambio, Philip Johnson, Bruno Taut, and Frei Otto. After him are Giuliano da Sangallo, Gottfried Semper, Domenico Fontana, Louis Le Vau, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, and Josef Hoffmann.

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Among people born in 1872, Jože Plečnik ranks 23Before him are Djemal Pasha, Charles Greeley Abbot, Helena Rubinstein, Maurice Gamelin, Gotse Delchev, and Sri Aurobindo. After him are Aubrey Beardsley, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, Mathilde Kschessinska, Wilhelm Miklas, Henry Tingle Wilde, and Georgy Chicherin. Among people deceased in 1957, Jože Plečnik ranks 26Before him are Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Heinrich Otto Wieland, Alfred Döblin, Irving Langmuir, Curzio Malaparte, and František Kupka. After him are Laura Ingalls Wilder, Eliot Ness, Heinrich Hoffmann, Erich von Stroheim, Joseph McCarthy, and Maurice Garin.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Jože Plečnik ranks 10 out of 183Before him are Barbara of Cilli (1392), Fritz Pregl (1869), France Prešeren (1800), Slavoj Žižek (1949), Melania Trump (1970), and Hugo Wolf (1860). After him are Edvard Kardelj (1910), Santorio Santorio (1561), Primož Trubar (1508), Franz Miklosich (1813), Ivan Cankar (1876), and Jernej Kopitar (1780).

Among ARCHITECTS In Slovenia

Among architects born in Slovenia, Jože Plečnik ranks 1After him are Max Fabiani (1865).

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