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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 246,891 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Eames is the 137th most popular architect (down from 121st in 2019), the 1,703rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,303rd in 2019) and the 9th 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 137 out of 424Before him are Jacques-Germain Soufflot, Carl Gotthard Langhans, Verner Panton, Carlo Scarpa, Hans Scharoun, and Rafael Moneo. After him are Hans Vredeman de Vries, Inigo Jones, Max Bill, Lina Bo Bardi, Eliel Saarinen, and Sverre Fehn.

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Among people born in 1907, Charles Eames ranks 73Before him are James Meade, Helmuth James von Moltke, Altiero Spinelli, Sigvard Bernadotte, Chūya Nakahara, and Leonor Fini. After him are Nicolaus von Below, Ko Takamoro, Cab Calloway, Junji Nishikawa, U Nu, and Run Run Shaw. Among people deceased in 1978, Charles Eames ranks 49Before him are Georgi Markov, Ida Noddack, Musa al-Sadr, Vincent du Vigneaud, Carlo Scarpa, and Ignazio Silone. After him are Shozo Tsugitani, Hannah Höch, Arnold Hauser, Giovanni Gronchi, Prince Nicholas of Romania, and Herbert Kappler.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Eames ranks 1,703 out of 18,182Before him are John Backus (1924), Charles Mingus (1922), Samuel R. Delany (1942), Robert E. Park (1864), Michael Dudikoff (1954), and Tom Regan (1938). After him are James Oliver Curwood (1878), Thomas Haden Church (1960), Wilbur Scoville (1865), Jessye Norman (1945), Richard Jenkins (1947), and Adrien Brody (1973).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Charles Eames ranks 9Before him are Richard Meier (1934), Philip Johnson (1906), Buckminster Fuller (1895), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Robert Venturi (1925), and Peter Eisenman (1932). After him are Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Adrian Smith (1944), Nicholas Negroponte (1943), Frederick Law Olmsted (1822), and Cedric Gibbons (1893).