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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 1,353,555 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Edwin Lutyens is the 320th most popular architect (up from 322nd in 2019), the 2,592nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,602nd in 2019) and the 19th most popular British Architect.

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Among architects, Edwin Lutyens ranks 320 out of 424Before him are Miklós Ybl, Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, Marian Spychalski, Giovanni da Udine, Thomas Telford, and Moisei Ginzburg. After him are Ralph Erskine, Henning Larsen, Friedrich Gilly, Carl Fredrik Adelcrantz, Albert Kahn, and Willem Marinus Dudok.

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Among people born in 1869, Edwin Lutyens ranks 98Before him are Phoebus Levene, Georgette Leblanc, Albert, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Henry Carton de Wiart, Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho, and Armas Järnefelt. After him are Dmitri Egorov, Albert Kahn, Ivan Aguéli, Aleš Hrdlička, Hendrikus Colijn, and Bhagwan Das. Among people deceased in 1944, Edwin Lutyens ranks 199Before him are Dénes Kőnig, Edith Durham, Orde Wingate, Maurice Paléologue, Luigi Maglione, and Vladimir Baranov-Rossine. After him are Noël Édouard, vicomte de Curières de Castelnau, Martin Kutta, Trafford Leigh-Mallory, Isabelino Gradín, Johan Pitka, and Árpád Weisz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edwin Lutyens ranks 2,592 out of 7,765Before him are Olivia Williams (1968), Ellen Terry (1847), Simon MacCorkindale (1952), John Haigh (1909), John Winthrop (1588), and David Bailey (1938). After him are Warwick Davis (1970), Rutherford Alcock (1809), Douglas Bader (1910), Nathaniel Bliss (1700), Tommy Lawrence (1940), and Richard Bremmer (1953).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Edwin Lutyens ranks 19Before him are Charles Barry (1795), William Kent (1685), John Vanbrugh (1664), John Soane (1753), David Chipperfield (1953), and Thomas Telford (1757). After him are Ralph Erskine (1914), Charles Cameron (1746), Frederick Catherwood (1799), Nicholas Grimshaw (1939), Capability Brown (1716), and Edward Blore (1787).