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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 47,291 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt is the 91st most popular architect (down from 83rd in 2019), the 1,041st most popular biography from Italy (down from 952nd in 2019) and the 17th 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 91 out of 424Before him are Mario Botta, Vincenzo Scamozzi, Sebastiano Serlio, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Arno Breker, and Guarino Guarini. After him are Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Peter Parler, Peter Eisenman, Frei Otto, Luis Barragán, and Arata Isozaki.

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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, Tomaso Antonio Vitali, Antoine Forqueray, Jean-Baptiste van Loo, Nicola Fago, Ernest Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen, and Christian Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.

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Among people born in Italy, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt ranks 1,041 out of 4,668Before him are Nicola Amati (1596), Maurice Garin (1871), Guarino Guarini (1624), Ettore Scola (1931), Riccardo Giacconi (1931), and Alessandro Moreschi (1858). After him are Antipope Boniface VII (1000), Daniela Bianchi (1942), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), Pietro Cavallini (1240), Frank Costello (1891), and Angela of Foligno (1248).


Among architects born in Italy, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt ranks 17Before him are Giacomo della Porta (1533), Aldo Rossi (1931), Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548), Sebastiano Serlio (1475), and Guarino Guarini (1624). After him are Giuliano da Sangallo (1445), Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484), and Filarete (1400).