Charles Rennie Mackintosh

1868 - 1928

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928) was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist. His artistic approach had much in common with European Symbolism. His work, alongside that of his wife Margaret Macdonald, was influential on European design movements such as Art Nouveau and Secessionism and praised by great modernists such as Josef Hoffmann. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Rennie Mackintosh has received more than 1,316,647 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Charles Rennie Mackintosh is the 18th most popular designer (down from 14th in 2019), the 550th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 466th in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Designer.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh is most famous for his work in the Arts and Crafts Movement, which was a reaction to the industrialization of society. He was a Scottish architect and designer who was known for his use of geometric shapes in his designs.

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Among designers, Charles Rennie Mackintosh ranks 18 out of 87Before him are Michael Thonet, Georg Elser, Paco Rabanne, Giorgetto Giugiaro, Valentino, and Thomas Chippendale. After him are René Lalique, Nina Ricci, Exekias, Raymond Loewy, Hugo Boss, and Manolo Blahnik.

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Among people born in 1868, Charles Rennie Mackintosh ranks 29Before him are Edmond Rostand, Vittorio Monti, Dietrich Eckart, Felix Hoffmann, Theodore William Richards, and Huo Yuanjia. After him are August Horch, Eleanor H. Porter, James Brendan Connolly, Stefan George, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, and Charles Maurras. Among people deceased in 1928, Charles Rennie Mackintosh ranks 13Before him are Emmeline Pankhurst, Édouard-Henri Avril, Thomas Hardy, Pyotr Wrangel, Theodore William Richards, and Johannes Fibiger. After him are Loie Fuller, Franz Stuck, Zhang Zuolin, Luigi Cadorna, Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach, and Reinhard Scheer.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Rennie Mackintosh ranks 550 out of 6,924Before him are Marie of Romania (1875), John Edward Gray (1800), Harthacnut I of Denmark (880), Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York (1473), J. L. Austin (1911), and E. H. Carr (1892). After him are Jonathan Pryce (1947), Chris Slade (1946), Malcolm Young (1953), Edmund Spenser (1552), William John Macquorn Rankine (1820), and George Mallory (1886).

Among DESIGNERS In United Kingdom

Among designers born in United Kingdom, Charles Rennie Mackintosh ranks 4Before him are William Morris (1834), Thomas Andrews (1873), and Thomas Chippendale (1718). After him are Alexander McQueen (1969), Josiah Wedgwood (1730), Beau Brummell (1778), John Baskerville (1706), Laura Ashley (1925), Storm Thorgerson (1944), Yvonne Blake (1940), and Jony Ive (1967).