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 noted for his wide-ranging array of designs for buildings and monuments. Saarinen is best known for designing the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan, the Washington Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., the TWA Flight Center (now TWA Hotel) in New York City, and the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eero Saarinen has received more than 1,656,859 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Eero Saarinen is the 115th most popular architect (down from 84th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Finland (down from 26th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Architect.

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

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Among architects, Eero Saarinen ranks 115 out of 424Before him are Ange-Jacques Gabriel, Hannes Meyer, Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Amenhotep, son of Hapu, and Aino Aalto. After him are Hans Hollein, Leo von Klenze, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, Filarete, Camillo Sitte, and Gunnar Asplund.

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Among people born in 1910, Eero Saarinen ranks 48Before him are Ne Win, Galina Ulanova, Meša Selimović, Edvard Kardelj, Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and Archer Martin. After him are Lobsang Rampa, John Sturges, Shunichi Kumai, Miguel Najdorf, Dorothy Vaughan, and Imi Lichtenfeld. Among people deceased in 1961, Eero Saarinen ranks 23Before him are Kurt Meyer, Otto Loewi, Paul Landowski, Dashiell Hammett, Maria of Yugoslavia, and Grandma Moses. After him are Luigi Einaudi, Akiba Rubinstein, Wolfgang von Trips, Paul Wittgenstein, Lee de Forest, and Blaise Cendrars.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Eero Saarinen ranks 40 out of 642Before him are Kimi Räikkönen (1979), Matti Nykänen (1963), Hannes Kolehmainen (1889), Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (1865), Hjalmar Siilasvuo (1892), and Aino Aalto (1894). After him are Tom of Finland (1920), Albert Edelfelt (1854), Hannu Mikkola (1942), Ari Vatanen (1952), Lars Ahlfors (1907), and Armi Kuusela (1934).

Among ARCHITECTS In Finland

Among architects born in Finland, Eero Saarinen ranks 3Before him are Alvar Aalto (1898) and Aino Aalto (1894). After him are Eliel Saarinen (1873), Eero Aarnio (1932), Elissa Aalto (1922), Lars Sonck (1870), and Marco Casagrande (1971).