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Otto Wagner

1841 - 1918

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Otto Koloman Wagner (German: [ˈɔto ˈkoːloman ˈvaːɡnɐ] ; 13 July 1841 – 11 April 1918) was an Austrian architect, furniture designer and urban planner. He was a leading member of the Vienna Secession movement of architecture, founded in 1897, and the broader Art Nouveau movement. Many of his works are found in his native city of Vienna, and illustrate the rapid evolution of architecture during the period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Wagner has received more than 381,177 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Otto Wagner is the 24th most popular architect (down from 21st in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Austria (down from 78th in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Architect.

Otto Wagner was an Austrian architect who is most famous for his design of the Vienna State Opera House.

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Among architects, Otto Wagner ranks 24 out of 424Before him are Francesco Borromini, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, Renzo Piano, and Frank Gehry. After him are Victor Horta, Adolf Loos, Apollodorus of Damascus, Tadao Ando, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, and Henry van de Velde.

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Among people born in 1841, Otto Wagner ranks 9Before him are Edward VII, Gustave Le Bon, Georges Clemenceau, Berthe Morisot, Henry Morton Stanley, and Henri Fayol. After him are Itō Hirobumi, Frédéric Bazille, Emil Theodor Kocher, Félix Faure, Nicholas I of Montenegro, and Maria Sophie of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1918, Otto Wagner ranks 18Before him are Georg Cantor, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Georg Simmel, Karl Ferdinand Braun, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, and Alexandra Feodorovna. After him are Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Louis Renault, Georgi Plekhanov, Roland Garros, and Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Otto Wagner ranks 80 out of 1,237Before him are Anna Freud (1895), Oskar Kokoschka (1886), Alban Berg (1885), Christoph Waltz (1956), Heinrich Harrer (1912), and Robert Musil (1880). After him are Kurt Waldheim (1918), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Archduchess Sophie of Austria (1855), Geli Raubal (1908), Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France (1554), and Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871).

Among ARCHITECTS In Austria

Among architects born in Austria, Otto Wagner ranks 1After him are Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928), Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (1656), Hans Hollein (1934), Camillo Sitte (1843), Ettore Sottsass (1917), Richard Neutra (1892), Ferdinand Fellner (1847), Josef Frank (1885), Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky (1897), Christopher Alexander (1936), and Jakob Prandtauer (1660).