Frank Gehry

1929 - Today

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Frank Owen Gehry, , FAIA (; born Frank Owen Goldberg; (1929 -02-28)February 28, 1929) is a Canadian-born American architect and designer. A number of his buildings, including his private residence in Santa Monica, California, have become world-renowned attractions. His works are considered among the most important of contemporary architecture in the 2010 World Architecture Survey, leading Vanity Fair to call him "the most important architect of our age". He is also the designer of the National Dwight D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Gehry has received more than 2,820,891 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia. Frank Gehry is the 23rd most popular architect (up from 26th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Canada (down from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Architect.

Frank Gehry is most famous for his unique and innovative architecture.

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Among architects, Frank Gehry ranks 23 out of 424Before him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Francesco Borromini, Zaha Hadid, Louis Sullivan, Otto Wagner, and Victor Horta. After him are Adolf Loos, Henry van de Velde, Apollodorus of Damascus, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, André Le Nôtre, and Peter Behrens.

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Among people born in 1929, Frank Gehry ranks 17Before him are Lev Yashin, Grace Kelly, Imre Kertész, Jean Baudrillard, Jacques Brel, and Michael Ende. After him are Hassan II of Morocco, Christopher Plummer, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Peter Higgs, Oriana Fallaci, and Irene Papas.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Frank Gehry ranks 10 out of 1,130Before him are Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874), Donald Sutherland (1935), Marshall McLuhan (1911), James Naismith (1861), Erving Goffman (1922), and Alice Munro (1931). After him are Justin Trudeau (1971), Christopher Plummer (1929), James Cameron (1954), Jim Carrey (1962), Margaret Atwood (1939), and Glenn Gould (1932).

Among ARCHITECTS In Canada

Among architects born in Canada, Frank Gehry ranks 1