Renzo Piano

1937 - Today

Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano ( pee-AH-noh, Italian: [ˈrɛntso ˈpjaːno]; born 14 September 1937) is an Italian architect. His notable buildings include the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris (with Richard Rogers, 1977), The Shard in London (2012), the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City (2015) and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens (2016). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Renzo Piano has received more than 868,177 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 25th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Renzo Piano ranks 25 out of 361Before him are Louis Sullivan, I. M. Pei, Zaha Hadid, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, and Otto Wagner. After him are Frank Gehry, Adolf Loos, Apollodorus of Damascus, Victor Horta, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, and Henry van de Velde.

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Among people born in 1937, Renzo Piano ranks 14Before him are Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Ridley Scott, Jane Fonda, Bobby Charlton, Queen Sonja of Norway, and Boris Spassky. After him are Vanessa Redgrave, Martti Ahtisaari, Madeleine Albright, Ahmed Yassin, Queen Paola of Belgium, and Mengistu Haile Mariam.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Renzo Piano ranks 323 out of 3,282Before him are Pope Innocent I (378), Pope Benedict IX (1012), Franco Zeffirelli (1923), Pope Siricius (334), Pope Benedict I (525), and Simone Martini (1284). After him are Giovanni Domenico Cassini (1625), Pope Gregory VI (1000), Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), Pope Innocent IV (1195), Pope John I (470), and Pope Benedict VIII (980).


Among architects born in Italy, Renzo Piano ranks 7Before him are Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598), Vitruvius (-75), Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), Andrea Palladio (1508), Donato Bramante (1443), and Leon Battista Alberti (1404). After him are Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola (1507), Michelozzo (1396), Richard Rogers (1933), Aldo Rossi (1931), Arnolfo di Cambio (1240), and Giuliano da Sangallo (1445).

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