Nicolai Eigtved

1701 - 1754

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Nicolai Eigtved (4 June 1701 – 7 June 1754), also known as Niels Eigtved, was a Danish architect. He introduced and was the leading proponent of the French rococo or late baroque style in Danish architecture during the 1730s–1740s. He designed and built some of the most prominent buildings of his time, a number of which still stand to this day. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicolai Eigtved has received more than 40,389 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Nicolai Eigtved is the 264th most popular architect (up from 355th in 2019).

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Among architects, Nicolai Eigtved ranks 264 out of 518Before him are Ralph Erskine, Augustus Pugin, Domenico Trezzini, François de Cuvilliés, Ustad Ahmad Lahori, and Friedrich August Stüler. After him are Miklós Ybl, Hermogenes of Priene, Sedefkar Mehmed Agha, Christian Frederik Hansen, Trdat, and Bernardo Buontalenti.

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Among people born in 1701, Nicolai Eigtved ranks 12Before him are Pietro Longhi, Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas, Sharaku, Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim, Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo, and Johan Agrell. After him are Dmitry Laptev, Wu Jingzi, Johann Jakob Breitinger, and Thomas Hudson. Among people deceased in 1754, Nicolai Eigtved ranks 11Before him are Maria Anna of Austria, Henry Fielding, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Jacopo Riccati, Henry Pelham, and Edward Cave. After him are Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este, Christian August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Wu Jingzi, Friedrich von Hagedorn, Philippe Néricault Destouches, and James Gibbs.

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