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Eileen Gray

1878 - 1976

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Eileen Gray (born Kathleen Eileen Moray Smith; 9 August 1878 – 31 October 1976) was an Irish architect and furniture designer who became a pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture. Over her career, she was associated with many notable European artists of her era, including Kathleen Scott, Adrienne Gorska, Le Corbusier, and Jean Badovici, with whom she was romantically involved. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eileen Gray has received more than 456,924 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Eileen Gray is the 104th most popular architect (up from 131st in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 56th in 2019) and the most popular Irish Architect.

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Among architects, Eileen Gray ranks 104 out of 424Before her are Toyo Ito, Giuliano da Sangallo, Claude Perrault, Pierre Lescot, Pier Luigi Nervi, and Auguste Perret. After her are César Pelli, Étienne-Louis Boullée, Lúcio Costa, Bartolomeo Ammannati, Ange-Jacques Gabriel, and Hannes Meyer.

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Among people born in 1878, Eileen Gray ranks 25Before her are Gustav Radbruch, Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, Shigeru Yoshida, Gemma Galgani, Louis Chevrolet, and Yakov Yurovsky. After her are Alexander von Falkenhausen, Elizabeth Arden, Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria, Arthur Scherbius, P. D. Ouspensky, and Léon Werth. Among people deceased in 1976, Eileen Gray ranks 44Before her are René Cassin, Mitsuo Fuchida, Knud, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, Silvana Armenulić, and Paul Lazarsfeld. After her are Kazi Nazrul Islam, Yonatan Netanyahu, Lin Yutang, George Ostrogorsky, João Goulart, and Tove Ditlevsen.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Eileen Gray ranks 39 out of 501Before her are Gabriel Byrne (1950), Bob Geldof (1951), Brendan (484), Rory Gallagher (1948), Edmund the Martyr (841), and Saint Gall (550). After her are Iris Murdoch (1919), Dolores O'Riordan (1971), Bertie Ahern (1951), Columba (521), Causantín mac Cináeda (836), and Brendan Gleeson (1955).

Among ARCHITECTS In Ireland

Among architects born in Ireland, Eileen Gray ranks 1After her are James Hoban (1762), Kevin Roche (1922), Shelley McNamara (1952), and Yvonne Farrell (1951).