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Pierre Cuypers

1827 - 1921

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Petrus Josephus Hubertus "Pierre" Cuypers (16 May 1827 – 3 March 1921) was a Dutch architect. His name is most frequently associated with the Amsterdam Central Station (1881–1889) and the Rijksmuseum (1876–1885), both in Amsterdam. More representative for his oeuvre, however, are numerous churches, of which he designed more than 100. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Cuypers has received more than 92,661 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Pierre Cuypers is the 272nd most popular architect (up from 294th in 2019), the 436th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 453rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Dutch Architect.

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Among architects, Pierre Cuypers ranks 272 out of 424Before him are Josep Maria Jujol, Charles Jencks, William Chambers, Louis Visconti, Moshe Safdie, and William Kent. After him are Werner March, Trdat, John Vanbrugh, Ernst May, Salomon de Bray, and Augustin Ehrensvärd.

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Among people born in 1827, Pierre Cuypers ranks 35Before him are Lew Wallace, Sandford Fleming, Paul de Lagarde, Nikolai Severtzov, Peter II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, and Prince Francis, Count of Trapani. After him are Duke William of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Kusumoto Ine, Charles Wolf, Henri Ernest Baillon, Nikolay Beketov, and Heinrich Karl Brugsch. Among people deceased in 1921, Pierre Cuypers ranks 65Before him are Hans Hartwig von Beseler, Charles Joseph Bonaparte, Ernst Gunther, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Émile Combes, Christina Nilsson, and William Speirs Bruce. After him are Déodat de Séverac, Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Eduardo Dato, Mirza Kuchik Khan, Gabriela Zapolska, and Fyodor Sergeyev.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pierre Cuypers ranks 436 out of 1,427Before him are Peter Hans Kolvenbach (1928), Macropedius (1487), Gerard Reve (1923), Candy Dulfer (1969), Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje (1857), and Willy van der Kuijlen (1946). After him are Pieter Pourbus (1523), Co Adriaanse (1947), Ruud Geels (1948), Dirck Hals (1591), Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands (1969), and Allaert van Everdingen (1621).

Among ARCHITECTS In Netherlands

Among architects born in Netherlands, Pierre Cuypers ranks 8Before him are Hans Vredeman de Vries (1527), Hendrik Petrus Berlage (1856), Jacobus Oud (1890), Jacob van Campen (1596), Mart Stam (1899), and Aldo van Eyck (1918). After him are Salomon de Bray (1597), Pieter Post (1608), Willem Marinus Dudok (1884), Jaap Bakema (1914), Michel de Klerk (1884), and Tylman van Gameren (1632).