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Erich Mendelsohn

1887 - 1953

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Erich Mendelsohn (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 256,955 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Erich Mendelsohn is the 70th most popular architect (down from 64th in 2019), the 145th most popular biography from Poland (down from 127th 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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Among architects, Erich Mendelsohn ranks 70 out of 424Before him are Senenmut, Buckminster Fuller, Charles Garnier, Hector Guimard, Minoru Yamasaki, and Peter Zumthor. After him are Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Daniel Libeskind, Louis Kahn, Bruno Taut, Domenico Fontana, and Ferdinand Cheval.

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Among people born in 1887, Erich Mendelsohn ranks 37Before him are Wolfgang Köhler, James B. Sumner, Kurt Schwitters, August Macke, John Reed, and Leopold Ružička. After him are Julian Huxley, René Cassin, Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal, Alexander Archipenko, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, and Georg-Hans Reinhardt. Among people deceased in 1953, Erich Mendelsohn ranks 20Before him are Vladimir Tatlin, Emmerich Kálmán, Francis Picabia, Eugene O'Neill, Ivan Bunin, and Raoul Dufy. After him are Richard Walther Darré, Lionel Logue, Hugo Sperrle, Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, Alice Prin, and Ernst Zermelo.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Erich Mendelsohn ranks 145 out of 1,454Before him are Jerzy Grotowski (1933), Antoni Grabowski (1857), Samuel Reshevsky (1911), Isabella Jagiellon (1519), Maxim Litvinov (1876), and Władysław Gomułka (1905). After him are Casimir Funk (1884), Daniel Libeskind (1946), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Johann Gustav Droysen (1808), Alexandre Colonna-Walewski (1810), and Georg Michaelis (1857).

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), and Wojciech Zabłocki (1930).