Eero Saarinen

1910 - 1961

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Eero Saarinen (, Finnish: [ˈeːro ˈsɑːrinen]; August 20, 1910 – September 1, 1961) was a Finnish-American architect and industrial designer who created a wide array of innovative designs for buildings and monuments, including the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan; the passenger terminal at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C.; the TWA Flight Center (now TWA Hotel) at John F. Kennedy International Airport; and the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eero Saarinen has received more than 1,997,398 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Eero Saarinen is the 127th most popular architect (down from 114th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Finland (down from 40th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Finnish Architect.

Eero Saarinen is most famous for his design of the TWA terminal at JFK airport.

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Over the past year Eero Saarinen has had the most page views in the with 232,291 views, followed by Finnish (28,260), and French (15,975). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (70.79%), Serbo-Croatian (70.70%), and Basque (47.25%)


Among architects, Eero Saarinen ranks 127 out of 518Before him are Leo von Klenze, Robert Koldewey, Jacques-Germain Soufflot, Eliel Saarinen, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, and Dinocrates. After him are Gunnar Asplund, Camillo Sitte, Gottfried Böhm, Rafael Moneo, James Stirling, and Inigo Jones.

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Among people born in 1910, Eero Saarinen ranks 65Before him are Imi Lichtenfeld, Tancredo Neves, Lobsang Rampa, Pavel Batitsky, John Sturges, and Miguel Najdorf. After him are Karel Zeman, A. J. Ayer, Tjalling Koopmans, Kim Yong-sik, Chico Xavier, and Ferdinand Daučík. Among people deceased in 1961, Eero Saarinen ranks 28Before him are Maria of Yugoslavia, Lee de Forest, Akiba Rubinstein, Blaise Cendrars, Arthur Drewry, and Wolfgang von Trips. After him are Mukhtar Auezov, Karl Korsch, Zoltán Tildy, Maria Valtorta, Paul Wittgenstein, and Princess Isabelle of Orléans.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Eero Saarinen ranks 49 out of 751Before him are Matti Nykänen (1963), Eliel Saarinen (1873), Hugo Simberg (1873), Hannu Mikkola (1942), Zachris Topelius (1818), and Jari Litmanen (1971). After him are Kimi Räikkönen (1979), Antti Aarne (1867), Armi Kuusela (1934), Georg Henrik von Wright (1916), Ville Ritola (1896), and Fredrik Idestam (1838).

Among ARCHITECTS In Finland

Among architects born in Finland, Eero Saarinen ranks 4Before him are Alvar Aalto (1898), Aino Aalto (1894), and Eliel Saarinen (1873). After him are Eero Aarnio (1932), Elissa Aalto (1922), Lars Sonck (1870), Wivi Lönn (1872), Johan Sigfrid Sirén (1889), and Marco Casagrande (1971).