Edwin Lutyens

1869 - 1944

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Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens ( LUT-yənz; 29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was an English architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era. He designed many English country houses, war memorials and public buildings. In his biography, the writer Christopher Hussey wrote, "In his lifetime (Lutyens) was widely held to be our greatest architect since Wren if not, as many maintained, his superior". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edwin Lutyens has received more than 1,082,039 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Edwin Lutyens is the 322nd most popular architect (down from 305th in 2019), the 2,604th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,355th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular British Architect.

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Among architects, Edwin Lutyens ranks 322 out of 424Before him are Thom Mayne, Frederick Catherwood, Jakob Prandtauer, Rudolf Wolters, Theodor Fischer, and Lars Sonck. After him are Paolo Soleri, Victor Baltard, Vannoccio Biringuccio, Daniel Burnham, Dominique Perrault, and Miklós Ybl.

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Among people born in 1869, Edwin Lutyens ranks 98Before him are Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho, Archduchess Karoline Marie of Austria, Dmitri Egorov, Hendrikus Colijn, and Gerrit Smith Miller. After him are Mary Agnes Chase, Robert W. Paul, Phoebus Levene, Henry Wood, Marcel Cachin, and Friedrich Wilhelm Foerster. Among people deceased in 1944, Edwin Lutyens ranks 186Before him are Orde Wingate, Gabriel Hanotaux, Leone Ginzburg, Leonid Mandelstam, Hendrikus Colijn, and Lou Henry Hoover. After him are Hans-Jürgen von Blumenthal, Dénes Kőnig, Edith Durham, Isabelino Gradín, Árpád Weisz, and Arthur Blake.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edwin Lutyens ranks 2,604 out of 6,924Before him are Joseph Morgan (1981), Tom Holland (1996), Rachel Kempson (1910), John Peckham (1227), Frances Burney (1752), and Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers (1878). After him are Richard Leach Maddox (1816), Maud Watson (1864), Cenwalh of Wessex (601), John Taylor (1933), Boston Corbett (1832), and George Shearing (1919).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Edwin Lutyens ranks 22Before him are John Vanbrugh (1664), Thomas Telford (1757), David Chipperfield (1953), Charles Cameron (1746), John Soane (1753), and Frederick Catherwood (1799). After him are Capability Brown (1716), Kenneth Frampton (1930), Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington (1694), Nicholas Grimshaw (1939), Charles Robert Cockerell (1788), and Richard Knill Freeman (1840).