Charles Eames

1907 - 1978

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Charles Ormond Eames Jr. (June 17, 1907 – August 21, 1978) was an American designer, architect and filmmaker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Eames has received more than 273,341 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Eames is the 175th most popular architect (down from 136th in 2019), the 2,244th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,703rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Architect.

Charles Eames is most famous for his contributions to the field of architecture, design, and furniture. He was a pioneer in the use of new materials, such as molded plywood, fiberglass, and plastic.

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Among architects, Charles Eames ranks 175 out of 518Before him are Carl Ritter von Ghega, Ernst Neufert, Günter Behnisch, William Le Baron Jenney, Joseph Paxton, and Hassan Fathy. After him are Jan Gehl, Aristobulus of Cassandreia, Gio Ponti, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Eero Aarnio, and François Blondel.

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Among people born in 1907, Charles Eames ranks 102Before him are Momčilo Đujić, Ernesto Mascheroni, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Arseny Tarkovsky, Herbert Kappler, and Frithjof Schuon. After him are John Mauchly, Takeo Miki, Hans Martin Sutermeister, Pedro Arrupe, Tino Rossi, and Maurice Couve de Murville. Among people deceased in 1978, Charles Eames ranks 67Before him are Jack L. Warner, Shozo Tsugitani, Arnold Hauser, Philibert Tsiranana, Herbert Kappler, and Jean Améry. After him are José Manuel Moreno, Lilya Brik, Max Decugis, Jens Otto Krag, Misao Tamai, and Diana Budisavljević.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Eames ranks 2,244 out of 20,380Before him are Wilford Brimley (1934), Dean Acheson (1893), George Stevens (1904), Rhea Seehorn (1972), Thomas Gordon (1918), and Wade Williams (1961). After him are John Harvey Kellogg (1852), William M. Branham (1909), Henry Bergman (1868), John Landis (1950), Carl Wieman (1951), and Cy Twombly (1928).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Charles Eames ranks 10Before him are Buckminster Fuller (1895), Robert Venturi (1925), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Philip Johnson (1906), Peter Eisenman (1932), and William Le Baron Jenney (1832). After him are Adrian Smith (1944), Nicholas Negroponte (1943), Cedric Gibbons (1893), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), Sixto Durán Ballén (1921), and Charles Jencks (1939).