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Frank Lloyd Wright

1867 - 1959

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Frank Lloyd Wright (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. Wright played a key role in the architectural movements of the twentieth century, influencing architects worldwide through his works and hundreds of apprentices in his Taliesin Fellowship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Lloyd Wright has received more than 8,407,737 page views. His biography is available in 143 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 141 in 2019). Frank Lloyd Wright is the 14th most popular architect, the 116th most popular biography from United States (down from 100th 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, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 14 out of 424Before him are Alvar Aalto, Albert Speer, Donato Bramante, Leon Battista Alberti, Andrea Palladio, and Walter Gropius. After him are Oscar Niemeyer, Louis Sullivan, Zaha Hadid, Francesco Borromini, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank.

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 116 out of 18,182Before him are Douglas MacArthur (1880), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Dustin Hoffman (1937), Katharine Hepburn (1907), and Jackson Pollock (1912). After him are Carl Rogers (1902), Madonna (1958), Vince McMahon (1945), James Watson (1928), Ray Charles (1930), and Sitting Bull (1831).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 1After him are Louis Sullivan (1856), Richard Meier (1934), Philip Johnson (1906), Buckminster Fuller (1895), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Robert Venturi (1925), Peter Eisenman (1932), Charles Eames (1907), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), and Adrian Smith (1944).