Roberto Burle Marx

1909 - 1994

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Roberto Burle Marx (August 4, 1909 – June 4, 1994) was a Brazilian landscape architect (as well as a painter, print maker, ecologist, naturalist, artist and musician) whose designs of parks and gardens made him world-famous. He is accredited with having introduced modernist landscape architecture to Brazil. He was known as a modern nature artist and a public urban space designer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberto Burle Marx has received more than 250,260 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Roberto Burle Marx is the 193rd most popular architect (up from 211th in 2019), the 138th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 142nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Brazilian Architect.

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Among architects, Roberto Burle Marx ranks 193 out of 424Before him are Jean Prouvé, Michael Ventris, Giuseppe Terragni, Carl Ludvig Engel, Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, and Carl Ritter von Ghega. After him are Pierre Jeanneret, Paul Andreu, Carlo Rainaldi, Aristobulus of Cassandreia, Quatremère de Quincy, and Robert de Cotte.

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Among people born in 1909, Roberto Burle Marx ranks 83Before him are Eduard Wirths, Carl Gustaf von Rosen, Max Baer, Golo Mann, Stavros Niarchos, and Aenne Burda. After him are Malcolm Lowry, Adolfo López Mateos, Juan Bosch, Ben Webster, Werner Naumann, and Shigeo Shingo. Among people deceased in 1994, Roberto Burle Marx ranks 97Before him are Howard Martin Temin, Álvaro del Portillo, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, Max Morlock, Innokenty Smoktunovsky, and Yevgeny Leonov. After him are Harry Nilsson, Claude Akins, Aleksandar Petrović, Dick Sargent, Olga Rubtsova, and Manos Hatzidakis.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Roberto Burle Marx ranks 138 out of 1,947Before him are Pascoal Ranieri Mazzilli (1910), Edu Coimbra (1947), Dino Sani (1932), Carlos José Castilho (1927), Orlando Peçanha (1935), and Marcelo (1988). After him are Carlos Pace (1944), Eurico Gaspar Dutra (1883), Raí (1965), Aleijadinho (1738), Hélio Gracie (1913), and Vanderlei Luxemburgo (1952).

Among ARCHITECTS In Brazil

Among architects born in Brazil, Roberto Burle Marx ranks 3Before him are Oscar Niemeyer (1907) and Paulo Mendes da Rocha (1928).