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Max Miedinger

1910 - 1980

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Max Miedinger (24 December 1910 – 8 March 1980) was a Swiss typeface designer, best known for creating the Neue Haas Grotesk typeface in 1957, renamed Helvetica in 1960. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Miedinger has received more than 208,453 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Max Miedinger is the 82nd most popular designer, the 518th most popular biography from Switzerland and the 2nd most popular Swiss Designer.

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Among designers, Max Miedinger ranks 82 out of 86Before him are Philipp Plein, Kaz Hirai, Marc Davis, Tony Esposito, Robert Kalina, and Sandy Powell. After him are Cyrus West Field, Matthew Carter, Yvonne Blake, Luc Luycx, Fumito Ueda, and Abu Anas al-Libi.

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Among people born in 1910, Max Miedinger ranks 294Before him are Sulo Bärlund, Algisto Lorenzato, Nathan Jacobson, Christopher Cockerell, Ester Boserup, and Ralph Metcalfe. After him are Ramón Zabalo, Robert Buron, Giancarlo Brusati, John R. Pierce, Robert Earl Jones, and Josef Hassmann. Among people deceased in 1980, Max Miedinger ranks 228Before him are Barbara Pym, Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson, Ragnar Gustavsson, Félix Welkenhuysen, Larry Williams, and Carlo Annovazzi. After him are David A. Johnston, William Gemmell Cochran, Dorothy Stratten, Enrique Hertzog, Strother Martin, and Uttam Kumar.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Max Miedinger ranks 518 out of 876Before him are Albert Gallatin (1761), Lara Gut-Behrami (1991), Willy Kernen (1929), Ciriaco Sforza (1970), Pierre Jaccoud (1905), and Marc Rosset (1970). After him are Joël Dicker (1985), Roman Bürki (1990), Robert Alt (1927), Alain Geiger (1960), Renée Colliard (1933), and Pascal Zuberbühler (1971).

Among DESIGNERS In Switzerland

Among designers born in Switzerland, Max Miedinger ranks 2Before him are Adrian Frutiger (1928).