Pier Luigi Nervi

1891 - 1979

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Pier Luigi Nervi (21 June 1891 – 9 January 1979) was an Italian engineer and architect. He studied at the University of Bologna graduating in 1913. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pier Luigi Nervi has received more than 221,954 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Pier Luigi Nervi is the 102nd most popular architect (up from 122nd in 2019), the 1,108th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,238th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Architect.

Pier Luigi Nervi was a twentieth-century Italian engineer and architect. He is most famous for his work in reinforced concrete, which he used to construct many buildings and bridges.

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Among architects, Pier Luigi Nervi ranks 102 out of 424Before him are Luis Barragán, Arata Isozaki, Toyo Ito, Giuliano da Sangallo, Claude Perrault, and Pierre Lescot. After him are Auguste Perret, Eileen Gray, César Pelli, Étienne-Louis Boullée, Lúcio Costa, and Bartolomeo Ammannati.

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Among people born in 1891, Pier Luigi Nervi ranks 34Before him are Fumimaro Konoe, Osip Mandelstam, Ole Kirk Christiansen, Frank Costello, Alexander Wienerberger, and Michael Chekhov. After him are Cole Porter, Hans Reichenbach, Max Amann, Otto Rasch, Bronislava Nijinska, and Anton Dostler. Among people deceased in 1979, Pier Luigi Nervi ranks 37Before him are Agostinho Neto, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Francisco Macías Nguema, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Peggy Guggenheim, and Mary Pickford. After him are Nicholas Ray, Edvard Kardelj, Louis Chiron, Giulio Natta, Feodor Lynen, and Otto Robert Frisch.

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Among people born in Italy, Pier Luigi Nervi ranks 1,108 out of 4,668Before him are Felice Beato (1832), Sebastiano Venier (1496), Eleonora Duse (1858), Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1882), Persius (34), and Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1788). After him are Lucius Accius (-170), Drusus Julius Caesar (-13), Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares (1587), Bianca Cappello (1548), Giovanni Battista Re (1934), and Mary of Modena (1658).


Among architects born in Italy, Pier Luigi Nervi ranks 19Before him are Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548), Sebastiano Serlio (1475), Guarino Guarini (1624), Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668), and Giuliano da Sangallo (1445). After him are Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484), Filarete (1400), Baldassare Longhena (1596), and Antonio Sant'Elia (1888).