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Peter Parler

1330 - 1399

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Peter Parler (German: Peter von Gemünd, Czech: Petr Parléř, Latin: Petrus de Gemunden in Suevia; 1333 – 13 July 1399) was a German-Bohemian architect and sculptor from the Parler family of master builders. Along with his father, Heinrich Parler, he is one of the most prominent and influential craftsmen of the Middle Ages. Born and apprenticed in the town of Schwäbisch Gmünd, Peter worked at several important late Medieval building sites, including Strasbourg, Cologne, and Nuremberg. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Parler has received more than 112,757 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Peter Parler is the 93rd most popular architect (up from 111th in 2019), the 880th most popular biography from Germany (up from 992nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular German Architect.

Peter Parler is most famous for his work on the Cathedral of St. Vitus in Prague.

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Among architects, Peter Parler ranks 93 out of 424Before him are Sebastiano Serlio, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Arno Breker, Guarino Guarini, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, and Claude Nicolas Ledoux. After him are Peter Eisenman, Frei Otto, Luis Barragán, Arata Isozaki, Toyo Ito, and Giuliano da Sangallo.

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Among people born in 1330, Peter Parler ranks 6Before him are Nicolas Flamel, Edward the Black Prince, Gongmin of Goryeo, Luo Guanzhong, and Robert III of Scotland. After him are Louis II, Count of Flanders, Altichiero, William I, Duke of Bavaria, Lala Şahin Pasha, Radu I of Wallachia, and Francesc Eiximenis. Among people deceased in 1399, Peter Parler ranks 3Before him are Jadwiga of Poland and John of Gaunt. After him are Barquq, John IV, Duke of Brittany, Temür Qutlugh, Helen of Bosnia, and John Spata.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Peter Parler ranks 880 out of 6,142Before him are Albert of Brandenburg (1490), Stefan George (1868), Volker Schlöndorff (1939), Otto I, Duke of Bavaria (1120), Maurice, Elector of Saxony (1521), and Zwentibold (870). After him are Ivan Rebroff (1931), Georg-Hans Reinhardt (1887), Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann (1842), Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778), Marie d'Agoult (1805), and Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1800).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Peter Parler ranks 8Before him are Walter Gropius (1883), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886), Peter Behrens (1868), Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), Gottfried Semper (1803), and Arno Breker (1900). After him are Frei Otto (1925), Leo von Klenze (1784), Albert Speer (1934), Robert Koldewey (1855), Hans Scharoun (1893), and Ludwig Borchardt (1863).