Paul Renner

1878 - 1956

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Paul Friedrich August Renner (9 August 1878 – 25 April 1956) was a German typeface designer. In 1927, he designed the Futura typeface, which became one of the most successful and most-used types of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Renner has received more than 113,669 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Renner is the 781st most popular painter, the 2,106th most popular biography from Germany and the 78th most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Paul Renner ranks 781 out of 1,428Before him are Pierre Soulages, Euphranor, Leonaert Bramer, Paula Rego, Ferrer Bassa, and Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow. After him are Jost Amman, Ambrosius Holbein, Vasily Polenov, Albert van Ouwater, James Gillray, and Carolus-Duran.

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Among people born in 1878, Paul Renner ranks 65Before him are Franz Schreker, Jack Johnson, Eino Leino, Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, Horacio Quiroga, and Carl Sandburg. After him are Anton Hansen Tammsaare, José Miaja, Felix Bernstein, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Paul Hazard, and Zabel Yesayan. Among people deceased in 1956, Paul Renner ranks 71Before him are Julien Benda, Alexander Korda, Hermann Abendroth, Erhard Raus, Clifford Brown, and Mir Jafar Baghirov. After him are Stan Ockers, Walter Gieseking, Felix Bernstein, Jean Metzinger, Lev Rudnev, and Jimmie Angel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Paul Renner ranks 2,106 out of 5,289Before him are Franz Reuleaux (1829), Hermann I, Landgrave of Thuringia (1155), Henry XIV, Duke of Bavaria (1305), George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1539), Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow (1789), and Prince Ernst August of Hanover (1954). After him are Johann Heinrich Alsted (1588), Prince Albert of Prussia (1837), Christian the Younger of Brunswick (1599), Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1633), Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905), and Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff (1803).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Paul Renner ranks 78Before him are Ludolf Bakhuizen (1630), Sigmar Polke (1941), Govert Flinck (1615), Wilhelm Lehmbruck (1881), Abraham Mignon (1640), and Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow (1789). After him are Ambrosius Holbein (1494), Franz von Lenbach (1836), Hans Thoma (1839), Johann Froben (1460), Albrecht Adam (1786), and Emanuel Leutze (1816).