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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 1,417,092 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Rennie Mackintosh is the 20th most popular designer (down from 18th in 2019), the 617th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 550th in 2019) and the 3rd 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 20 out of 86Before him are Giorgetto Giugiaro, Valentino, René Lalique, Maurizio Gucci, Georg Elser, and Exekias. After him are Nina Ricci, Hugo Boss, Thomas Chippendale, Manolo Blahnik, Iris Apfel, and Raymond Loewy.

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Among people born in 1868, Charles Rennie Mackintosh ranks 31Before him are Felix Hoffmann, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Edmond Rostand, Scott Joplin, August Horch, and Huo Yuanjia. After him are Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse, Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild, Josephine Bakhita, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, La Belle Otero, and Stefan George. Among people deceased in 1928, Charles Rennie Mackintosh ranks 15Before him are Pyotr Wrangel, Theodore William Richards, Johannes Fibiger, Franz Stuck, Thomas Hardy, and Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach. After him are Italo Svevo, Zhang Zuolin, Luigi Cadorna, Stjepan Radić, Reinhard Scheer, and Loie Fuller.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Rennie Mackintosh ranks 617 out of 7,765Before him are John Rhys-Davies (1944), William Wilberforce (1759), James Hargreaves (1720), Douglas Adams (1952), Jonathan Pryce (1947), and Tilda Swinton (1960). After him are John Buchan (1875), Offa of Mercia (800), Philip Miller (1691), Eduard Suess (1831), Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897), and Robert Peel (1788).

Among DESIGNERS In United Kingdom

Among designers born in United Kingdom, Charles Rennie Mackintosh ranks 3Before him are William Morris (1834) and Thomas Andrews (1873). After him are Thomas Chippendale (1718), Alexander McQueen (1969), Beau Brummell (1778), Josiah Wedgwood (1730), John Baskerville (1706), Paul Smith (1946), Storm Thorgerson (1944), Laura Ashley (1925), and Jony Ive (1967).