Adolf Meyer

1881 - 1929

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Adolf Meyer (17 June, 1881, Mechernich – 14 July, 1929, the Island of Baltrum) was a German architect. A student and employee of both Bruno Paul and Peter Behrens, Meyer became the office boss of the firm of Walter Gropius around 1915 and a full partner afterwards. In 1919 Gropius appointed Meyer as a master at the Bauhaus, where he taught work drawing and construction technique. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolf Meyer has received more than 6,564 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Adolf Meyer is the 210th most popular architect (up from 214th in 2019), the 2,093rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 257th in 2019) and the 21st most popular German Architect.

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Among architects, Adolf Meyer ranks 210 out of 424Before him are Hassan Fathy, Yan Liben, James Hoban, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, Aldo van Eyck, and Christian de Portzamparc. After him are Charles Percier, Cornelis Floris de Vriendt, Bernard Tschumi, William Kent, Pirro Ligorio, and Eduardo Souto de Moura.

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Among people born in 1881, Adolf Meyer ranks 76Before him are Wilhelm Worringer, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Louis Trousselier, Hakaru Hashimoto, Curt Sachs, and Hermann Ehrhardt. After him are Albert Gleizes, Irakli Tsereteli, H. H. Kung, Sergey Kamenev, Adolfo de la Huerta, and Heinrich Barkhausen. Among people deceased in 1929, Adolf Meyer ranks 44Before him are Manuel Gomes da Costa, Enrico Ferri, Rainis, Maurice Sarrail, Stepa Stepanović, and Mahidol Adulyadej. After him are Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia, Gotō Shinpei, Aletta Jacobs, Princess Viktoria of Prussia, P. J. Kennedy, and Hans Delbrück.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Adolf Meyer ranks 2,093 out of 5,289Before him are Marianne Weber (1870), Hermann Ehrhardt (1881), Hugo Schuchardt (1842), Klaus Voormann (1938), Hans Globke (1898), and Gustave Whitehead (1874). After him are Ernst von Salomon (1902), Heinz Hoffmann (1910), Adolf Frederick I, Duke of Mecklenburg (1588), Yehuda Amichai (1924), Guido Buchwald (1961), and Klaus Kinkel (1936).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Adolf Meyer ranks 21Before him are Ludwig Borchardt (1863), Paul Troost (1878), Gottfried Böhm (1920), Hans Poelzig (1869), Carl Ludvig Engel (1778), and Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann (1662). After him are Nicodemus Tessin the Elder (1615), Helmut Jahn (1940), Lilly Reich (1885), Ernst May (1886), Günter Behnisch (1922), and Dominikus Zimmermann (1685).