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 80,314 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Pierre Cuypers is the 294th most popular architect (down from 275th in 2019), the 453rd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 390th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Dutch Architect.

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Among architects, Pierre Cuypers ranks 294 out of 424Before him are Christian Frederik Hansen, Salomon de Bray, Dankmar Adler, Giuseppe Valadier, Giovanni da Udine, and Augustin Ehrensvärd. After him are David Chipperfield, Henri Dupuy de Lôme, Heinrich Tessenow, Ineni, Benedetto Antelami, and Marcello Piacentini.

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Among people born in 1827, Pierre Cuypers ranks 35Before him are Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia, Frederick Abel, Peter II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria, Nikolai Severtzov, and George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon. After him are Goffredo Mameli, Kusumoto Ine, Henri Ernest Baillon, Karl Maximovich, Nikolay Beketov, and Jacques-Louis Soret. Among people deceased in 1921, Pierre Cuypers ranks 65Before him are Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav, Joel Asaph Allen, Ernst Gunther, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Eduardo Dato, Émile Combes, and William Speirs Bruce. After him are Wilhelm Julius Foerster, Fyodor Sergeyev, Andrea Carlo Ferrari, Franz Defregger, José Miguel Gómez, and Christina Nilsson.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pierre Cuypers ranks 453 out of 1,209Before him are Willem Frederik Hermans (1921), Gerald Vanenburg (1964), Jos Verstappen (1972), Pieter Pourbus (1523), Hendrik C. van de Hulst (1918), and Anthony van Hoboken (1887). After him are Tom Okker (1944), Willem 's Gravesande (1688), Candy Dulfer (1969), Mary of Guelders (1434), Gijs van Lennep (1942), and Herman van Veen (1945).

Among ARCHITECTS In Netherlands

Among architects born in Netherlands, Pierre Cuypers ranks 11Before him are Jacob van Campen (1596), Mart Stam (1899), Aldo van Eyck (1918), Jaap Bakema (1914), Pieter Post (1608), and Salomon de Bray (1597). After him are Willem Marinus Dudok (1884) and Tylman van Gameren (1632).