Leo von Klenze

1784 - 1864

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Leo von Klenze (born Franz Karl Leopold von Klenze; 29 February 1784 – 26 January 1864) was a German architect and painter. He was the court architect of Ludwig I of Bavaria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leo von Klenze has received more than 129,310 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Leo von Klenze is the 121st most popular architect (down from 116th in 2019), the 1,227th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,124th in 2019) and the 11th most popular German Architect.

Leo von Klenze was a German architect who is most famous for designing the Glyptothek in Munich, which is a museum of ancient Greek and Roman sculptures.

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Among architects, Leo von Klenze ranks 121 out of 518Before him are Eileen Gray, Theophil Hansen, Hemiunu, Carl Gotthard Langhans, Toyo Ito, and Peter Eisenman. After him are Robert Koldewey, Jacques-Germain Soufflot, Eliel Saarinen, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Dinocrates, and Eero Saarinen.

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Among people born in 1784, Leo von Klenze ranks 14Before him are Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Karl Thomas Mozart, Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily, and Rafael del Riego. After him are François Rude, Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, Friedrich Kalkbrenner, Peter von Cornelius, Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Moses Montefiore. Among people deceased in 1864, Leo von Klenze ranks 12Before him are Vuk Karadžić, Hong Xiuquan, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, William I of Württemberg, and Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve. After him are Konstanty Kalinowski, Louise Marie Thérèse of Artois, Princess Charlotte of Denmark, John Hanning Speke, Juan José Flores, and Hong Tianguifu.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Leo von Klenze ranks 1,227 out of 7,253Before him are Günther Korten (1898), Wilhelm Weitling (1808), Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813), Maximilian Anton, Hereditary Prince of Thurn and Taxis (1831), Erika Mann (1905), and Princess Cecilie of Baden (1839). After him are Carl Schuhmann (1869), Georg von Hertling (1843), Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1851), Otto of Bamberg (1060), Thea von Harbou (1888), and Jack Steinberger (1921).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Leo von Klenze ranks 11Before him are Peter Behrens (1868), Arno Breker (1900), Peter Parler (1330), Frei Otto (1925), Gottfried Semper (1803), and Albert Speer (1934). After him are Robert Koldewey (1855), Gottfried Böhm (1920), Hans Scharoun (1893), Ludwig Borchardt (1863), Carl Ludvig Engel (1778), and Ernst Neufert (1900).