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Frank Lloyd Wright

1867 - 1959

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Frank Lloyd Wright Sr. (June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, designer, writer, and educator. He designed more than 1,000 structures over a creative period of 70 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Lloyd Wright has received more than 10,346,478 page views. His biography is available in 146 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 143 in 2019). Frank Lloyd Wright is the 16th most popular architect (down from 13th in 2019), the 160th most popular biography from United States (down from 116th in 2019) and the most popular American Architect.

Frank Lloyd Wright is most famous for his prairie style architecture.

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Among ARCHITECTS

Among architects, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 16 out of 518Before him are Leon Battista Alberti, Khufu, Albert Speer, Walter Gropius, Oscar Niemeyer, and Zaha Hadid. After him are Louis Sullivan, Francesco Borromini, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Apollodorus of Damascus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 5Before him are Marie Curie, Józef Piłsudski, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, and Luigi Pirandello. After him are Emily Greene Balch, Edgar de Wahl, Arturo Toscanini, Emil Nolde, Mary of Teck, Käthe Kollwitz, and John Galsworthy. Among people deceased in 1959, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 2Before him is Stepan Bandera. After him are Ante Pavelić, Gérard Philipe, George Marshall, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Owen Willans Richardson, Raymond Chandler, Billie Holiday, Adolf Windaus, Boris Vian, and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 160 out of 20,380Before him are Francis Ford Coppola (1939), J. D. Salinger (1919), James Monroe (1758), John Wayne (1907), John Steinbeck (1902), and Denzel Washington (1954). After him are Herbert Hoover (1874), Dale Carnegie (1888), Jackson Pollock (1912), Olympias (-375), Barry Barish (1936), and Sharon Tate (1943).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 1After him are Louis Sullivan (1856), Richard Meier (1934), Buckminster Fuller (1895), Robert Venturi (1925), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Philip Johnson (1906), Peter Eisenman (1932), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Charles Eames (1907), Adrian Smith (1944), and Nicholas Negroponte (1943).