Giles Gilbert Scott

1880 - 1960

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Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (9 November 1880 – 8 February 1960) was a British architect known for his work on the New Bodleian Library, Cambridge University Library, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, Battersea Power Station, Liverpool Cathedral, and designing the iconic red telephone box. Scott came from a family of architects. His father George Gilbert Scott Jr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giles Gilbert Scott has received more than 484,689 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Giles Gilbert Scott is the 478th most popular architect (down from 450th in 2019), the 4,771st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 4,829th in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Architect.

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Among architects, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 478 out of 518Before him are Mikhail Zemtsov, Otto Bartning, Henry Hobson Richardson, James Wyatt, William Burges, and Robert Smirke. After him are James Gibbs, Léon Krier, Ernő Goldfinger, Bjarke Ingels, Johan Sigfrid Sirén, and Aston Webb.

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Among people born in 1880, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 212Before him are Herman Glass, Vilhelm Carlberg, Christy Mathewson, Max Schöne, Georg Hoffmann, and Luis Alberto Riart. After him are Vladimir Sukachev, George Herriman, Thomas Thorstensen, R. H. Tawney, Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans, and Emma P. Carr. Among people deceased in 1960, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 212Before him are Otto Nilsson, Gavriil Adrianovich Tikhov, Thalia Flora-Karavia, August Gailit, Alfred E. Green, and Gustaf Lindblom. After him are Karl Gustafsson, Edward Brophy, Raoul Paoli, Christopher Hornsrud, Lawrence Tibbett, and Clara Kimball Young.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 4,771 out of 8,785Before him are C. H. Dodd (1884), Robert Smirke (1780), Balfour Stewart (1828), Dorothy Manley (1927), Hugh Edwin Strickland (1811), and Glyn Johns (1942). After him are Lionel Tertis (1876), Robert H. McNaught (1956), James Gibbs (1682), Nigel Lawson (1932), Susan Cooper (1935), and Patricia Quinn (1944).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 38Before him are Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661), Kenneth Frampton (1930), Richard Knill Freeman (1840), James Wyatt (1746), William Burges (1827), and Robert Smirke (1780). After him are James Gibbs (1682), Aston Webb (1849), George Gilbert Scott (1811), William Adam (1689), Joseph Pickford (1736), and Benjamin Mountfort (1825).