Leo von Klenze

1784 - 1864

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Leo von Klenze (Franz Karl Leopold von Klenze; 29 February 1784, Buchladen (Bockelah / Bocla) near Schladen – 26 January 1864, Munich) was a German neoclassicist architect, painter and writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leo von Klenze has received more than 100,011 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Leo von Klenze is the 104th most popular architect (up from 113th in 2019), the 921st most popular biography from Germany (down from 887th in 2019) and the 9th 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 104 out of 424Before him are Toyo Ito, Auguste Perret, Balthasar Neumann, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Hannes Meyer, and Francesco di Giorgio Martini. After him are Lúcio Costa, César Pelli, Sostratus of Cnidus, Minoru Yamasaki, Ange-Jacques Gabriel, and Hans Hollein.

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Among people born in 1784, Leo von Klenze ranks 11Before him are Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Marie-Antoine Carême, Karl Thomas Mozart, Louis Spohr, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, and Johann Ludwig Burckhardt. After him are Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia, François Rude, Rafael del Riego, Ferdinand Ries, Johann Karl Ehrenfried Kegel, and Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily. Among people deceased in 1864, Leo von Klenze ranks 11Before him are Maximilian II of Bavaria, Vuk Karadžić, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, Hong Xiuquan, Cheoljong of Joseon, and Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve. After him are William I of Württemberg, Louise Marie Thérèse of Artois, John Hanning Speke, Princess Charlotte of Denmark, Hong Tianguifu, and Princess Hildegard of Bavaria.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Leo von Klenze ranks 921 out of 5,289Before him are Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg (1546), Konrad Witz (1400), Alfred Brehm (1829), Herbert Gille (1897), Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine (1823), and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1628). After him are Wolfgang Overath (1943), Gottfried Feder (1883), Christian Thomasius (1655), Christian Wirth (1885), Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1671), and Constantin Fehrenbach (1852).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Leo von Klenze ranks 9Before him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886), Peter Behrens (1868), Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), Frei Otto (1925), Gottfried Semper (1803), and Arno Breker (1900). After him are Peter Parler (1330), Robert Koldewey (1855), Hans Scharoun (1893), Ernst Neufert (1900), Albert Speer (1934), and Ludwig Borchardt (1863).