Erich Mendelsohn

1887 - 1953

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Erich Mendelsohn (German pronunciation: [ˈeːʁɪç ˈmɛndl̩ˌzoːn] ); 21 March 1887 – 15 September 1953) was a German-British architect, known for his expressionist architecture in the 1920s, as well as for developing a dynamic functionalism in his projects for department stores and cinemas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erich Mendelsohn has received more than 288,548 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Erich Mendelsohn is the 73rd most popular architect (down from 69th in 2019), the 157th most popular biography from Poland (down from 145th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Architect.

Erich Mendelsohn was an architect who was most famous for his design of the Einstein Tower in Potsdam, Germany.

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Over the past year Erich Mendelsohn has had the most page views in the with 30,029 views, followed by German (28,208), and Spanish (8,011). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lithuanian (608.51%), Simple English (75.05%), and Russian (65.38%)


Among architects, Erich Mendelsohn ranks 73 out of 518Before him are Peter Zumthor, Domenico Fontana, Pierre Lescot, Isidore of Miletus, Senenmut, and Marcel Breuer. After him are Richard Rogers, Vincenzo Scamozzi, Robert Venturi, Sebastiano Serlio, Peter Parler, and Daniel Libeskind.

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Among people born in 1887, Erich Mendelsohn ranks 35Before him are Nadia Boulanger, Wolfgang Köhler, Nikolai Vavilov, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Lothar Rendulic, and August Macke. After him are Kurt Schwitters, John Reed, James Paul Moody, Emilio Mola, Alexander Archipenko, and René Cassin. Among people deceased in 1953, Erich Mendelsohn ranks 20Before him are Emmerich Kálmán, Hans Fritzsche, Eugene O'Neill, Vladimir Tatlin, Ivan Bunin, and Raoul Dufy. After him are Richard Walther Darré, Hugo Sperrle, Eduard Künneke, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, Dylan Thomas, and Ernst Zermelo.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Erich Mendelsohn ranks 157 out of 1,694Before him are Clara Immerwahr (1870), Alfred Tarski (1901), Miroslav Klose (1978), Ignacy Mościcki (1867), Arthur Liebehenschel (1901), and Rochus Misch (1917). After him are Maxim Litvinov (1876), Christa Wolf (1929), William I of Württemberg (1781), Hermann Balck (1893), Georg Michaelis (1857), and Robert Lewandowski (1988).

Among ARCHITECTS In Poland

Among architects born in Poland, Erich Mendelsohn ranks 1After him are Daniel Libeskind (1946), Carl Gotthard Langhans (1732), Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff (1699), Marian Spychalski (1906), Friedrich Gilly (1772), Max Berg (1870), Wojciech Zabłocki (1930), and Elizabeth Diller (1958).