Lina Bo Bardi

1914 - 1992

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Lina Bo Bardi, born Achillina Bo (December 5, 1914 – March 20, 1992), was an Italian-born Brazilian modernist architect. A prolific architect and designer, she devoted her working life, most of it spent in Brazil, to promoting the social and cultural potential of architecture and design. While she studied under radical Italian architects, she quickly became intrigued with Brazilian vernacular design and how it could influence a modern Brazilian architecture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lina Bo Bardi has received more than 196,226 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Lina Bo Bardi is the 149th most popular architect (up from 163rd in 2019), the 1,533rd most popular biography from Italy and the 30th most popular Italian Architect.

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Among architects, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 149 out of 424Before her are Filippo Juvarra, Verner Panton, Kevin A. Lynch, Ettore Sottsass, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, and Theophil Hansen. After her are Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Michele Sanmicheli, Tony Garnier, Alonzo Cano, Charlotte Perriand, and Ricardo Bofill.

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Among people born in 1914, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 69Before her are Francisco da Costa Gomes, Shapour Bakhtiar, Martin Gardner, William Vickrey, Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, and Yakov Zeldovich. After her are Akira Nozawa, James Van Allen, Pavle, Serbian Patriarch, Pierre Balmain, Unity Mitford, and Dürrüşehvar Sultan. Among people deceased in 1992, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 54Before her are Denholm Elliott, Albert King, Takeshi Inoue, Judith Anderson, César Manrique, and Georges Delerue. After her are Väinö Linna, Mohamed Boudiaf, Jim Garrison, Richard Brooks, Koča Popović, and Princess Margaret of Denmark.

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Among people born in Italy, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 1,533 out of 4,088Before her are Hieronymus Fabricius (1533), Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy (1843), Amélie of Leuchtenberg (1812), Marco Bellocchio (1939), Marie Anne Mancini (1649), and Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena (1698). After her are Eusebius of Vercelli (283), Gerolamo Emiliani (1486), Irnerius (1050), Adelaide del Vasto (1072), Gian Maria Visconti (1388), and Cristoforo Landino (1424).


Among architects born in Italy, Lina Bo Bardi ranks 30Before her are Pier Luigi Nervi (1891), Filarete (1400), Baldassare Longhena (1596), Antonio Sant'Elia (1888), Carlo Scarpa (1906), and Filippo Juvarra (1678). After her are Michele Sanmicheli (1484), Gio Ponti (1891), Giovanni Antonio Amadeo (1447), Giuseppe Terragni (1904), Carl Ritter von Ghega (1802), and Carlo Rainaldi (1611).