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Daniel Libeskind

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Daniel Libeskind (born May 12, 1946) is a Polish–American architect, artist, professor and set designer. Libeskind founded Studio Daniel Libeskind in 1989 with his wife, Nina, and is its principal design architect.He is known for the design and completion of the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany, that opened in 2001. On February 27, 2003, Libeskind received further international attention after he won the competition to be the master plan architect for the reconstruction of the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.Other buildings that he is known for include the extension to the Denver Art Museum in the United States, the Grand Canal Theatre in Dublin, the Imperial War Museum North in Greater Manchester, England, the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Canada, the Felix Nussbaum Haus in Osnabrück, Germany, the Danish Jewish Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, Reflections in Singapore and the Wohl Centre at the Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Libeskind has received more than 853,743 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Daniel Libeskind is the 72nd most popular architect (up from 93rd in 2019), the 147th most popular biography from Poland (up from 165th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Polish Architect.

Daniel Libeskind is most famous for his design of the Jewish Museum in Berlin, which opened in 2001. He is also known for his design of the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester, England, which opened in 2002.

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Among architects, Daniel Libeskind ranks 72 out of 424Before him are Charles Garnier, Hector Guimard, Minoru Yamasaki, Peter Zumthor, Erich Mendelsohn, and Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. After him are Louis Kahn, Bruno Taut, Domenico Fontana, Ferdinand Cheval, Robert Venturi, and Josef Hoffmann.

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Among people born in 1946, Daniel Libeskind ranks 67Before him are Isaias Afwerki, Boris Berezovsky, Danny Glover, Thongloun Sisoulith, Howard Shore, and Jean Todt. After him are Ed O'Neill, John Woo, Peter Singer, Tim Curry, Edita Gruberová, and Julian Barnes.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Daniel Libeskind ranks 147 out of 1,454Before him are Samuel Reshevsky (1911), Isabella Jagiellon (1519), Maxim Litvinov (1876), Władysław Gomułka (1905), Erich Mendelsohn (1887), and Casimir Funk (1884). After him are Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Johann Gustav Droysen (1808), Alexandre Colonna-Walewski (1810), Georg Michaelis (1857), Udo Lattek (1935), and Christa Wolf (1929).

Among ARCHITECTS In Poland

Among architects born in Poland, Daniel Libeskind ranks 2Before him are Erich Mendelsohn (1887). After him are Carl Gotthard Langhans (1732), Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff (1699), Marian Spychalski (1906), Friedrich Gilly (1772), Max Berg (1870), and Wojciech Zabłocki (1930).