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 7,819,215 page views. His biography is available in 141 different languages on Wikipedia. Frank Lloyd Wright is the 14th most popular architect (down from 13th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from United States (down from 93rd 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 Andrea Palladio, Donato Bramante, Albert Speer, Leon Battista Alberti, Walter Gropius, and Alvar Aalto. After him are Oscar Niemeyer, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Francesco Borromini, Zaha Hadid, and Louis Sullivan.

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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, Emil Nolde, Arturo Toscanini, John Galsworthy, Mary of Teck, Percy Fawcett, Madam C. J. Walker, and Pierre Bonnard. Among people deceased in 1959, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 1After him are Ante Pavelić, George Marshall, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Stepan Bandera, Raymond Chandler, Owen Willans Richardson, Gérard Philipe, Errol Flynn, Boris Vian, Camilo Cienfuegos, and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 100 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Bronson (1921), Michael Douglas (1944), Edwin Hubble (1889), Samuel Morse (1791), Jesse Owens (1913), and Jackson Pollock (1912). After him are Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Joan Baez (1941), Gerald Ford (1913), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Chuck Norris (1940), and Francis Ford Coppola (1939).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Frank Lloyd Wright ranks 1After him are Louis Sullivan (1856), Buckminster Fuller (1895), Richard Meier (1934), Philip Johnson (1906), Robert Venturi (1925), Peter Eisenman (1932), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Charles Eames (1907), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), and Cedric Gibbons (1893).