Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt

1668 - 1745

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Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (14 November 1668 – 16 November 1745) was an Austrian baroque architect and military engineer who designed stately buildings and churches and whose work had a profound influence on the architecture of the Habsburg Empire in the eighteenth century. After studying in Rome under Carlo Fontana, he constructed fortresses for Prince Eugene of Savoy during his Italian campaigns, becoming his favorite architect. In 1700 he became court engineer in Vienna, and in 1711 was named head of the court department of building. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt has received more than 44,447 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt is the 83rd most popular architect (up from 89th in 2019), the 952nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 920th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Italian Architect.

Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt is most famous for his work as a painter.

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Among architects, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt ranks 83 out of 424Before him are Gottfried Semper, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Josef Hoffmann, Giuliano da Sangallo, Senenmut, and Mnesikles. After him are Eero Saarinen, Claude Perrault, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Guarino Guarini, Arata Isozaki, and Luis Barragán.

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Among people born in 1668, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt ranks 6Before him are Giambattista Vico, François Couperin, Alain-René Lesage, Herman Boerhaave, and Sophia Charlotte of Hanover. After him are Sultan Husayn, John George IV, Elector of Saxony, Francesco Gasparini, Louis, Prince of Condé, Apostolo Zeno, and Petr Brandl. Among people deceased in 1745, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt ranks 5Before him are Jonathan Swift, Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor, Robert Walpole, and Jan Dismas Zelenka. After him are Ibrahim Muteferrika, Antoine Forqueray, Jean-Baptiste van Loo, Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Ernest Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen, and François-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie.

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Among people born in Italy, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt ranks 952 out of 4,088Before him are Salvatore Quasimodo (1901), Tigellinus (10), Nicola Porpora (1686), Vincenzo Viviani (1622), Giovanna of Italy (1907), and Rocco Siffredi (1964). After him are Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778), Justa Grata Honoria (417), Giacomo Agostini (1942), Francesco Melzi (1491), Lucius Aelius (101), and Quintus Tullius Cicero (-102).


Among architects born in Italy, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt ranks 16Before him are Giacomo della Porta (1533), Richard Rogers (1933), Aldo Rossi (1931), Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548), and Giuliano da Sangallo (1445). After him are Guarino Guarini (1624), Sebastiano Serlio (1475), Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), and Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484).