Giles Gilbert Scott

1880 - 1960

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Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (9 November 1880 – 8 February 1960) was an English 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giles Gilbert Scott has received more than 337,157 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Giles Gilbert Scott is the 408th most popular architect (down from 333rd in 2019), the 4,337th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 36th most popular British Architect.

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Among architects, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 408 out of 424Before him are Robert A. M. Stern, Ryue Nishizawa, Julia Morgan, George Gilbert Scott, Benjamin Mountfort, and James Gibbs. After him are Ernő Goldfinger, Sophia Hayden, Herbert Baker, Shelley McNamara, Gülsün Sağlamer, and William Adam.

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Among people born in 1880, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 167Before him are Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans, Pandurang Vaman Kane, Einar Arnórsson, Eric Carlberg, Luis Alberto Riart, and Ernest Townsend. After him are Damon Runyon, Earle Page, Nora Bayes, and Thomas Griffith Taylor. Among people deceased in 1960, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 165Before him are August Gailit, Gustaf Lindblom, Aneurin Bevan, Joseph Lamb, Francis Parker Yockey, and Edward Brophy. After him are Lawrence Tibbett, I. I. Chundrigar, Jimmy Bryan, Buddy Adler, Clara Kimball Young, and J. H. C. Whitehead.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 4,337 out of 6,924Before him are Thomas Brisbane (1773), David Hampshire (1917), Alesha Dixon (1978), Gordon Thomas (1921), Peter Warlock (1894), and Dorothy Round (1909). After him are Eddie Jobson (1955), Bernard Bosanquet (1848), Ronald Drever (1931), Colin Groves (1942), Trent Alexander-Arnold (1998), and Mark Catesby (1683).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 36Before him are William Burges (1827), Benjamin Henry Latrobe (1764), Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661), George Gilbert Scott (1811), Benjamin Mountfort (1825), and James Gibbs (1682). After him are Herbert Baker (1862), William Adam (1689), John Douglas (1830), Nora Stanton Barney (1883), and Charles Holden (1875).