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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giles Gilbert Scott has received more than 462,934 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Giles Gilbert Scott is the 445th most popular architect (down from 408th in 2019), the 4,841st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,328th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular British Architect.

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Among architects, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 445 out of 424Before him are Wojciech Zabłocki, Robert A. M. Stern, Robert Smirke, George Gilbert Scott, Sophia Hayden, and Cass Gilbert. After him are Ernő Goldfinger, John Russell Pope, Bjarke Ingels, Andrew Jackson Downing, Gülsün Sağlamer, and Nora Stanton Barney.

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Among people born in 1880, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 205Before him are Earle Page, R. H. Tawney, William Varley, Tom Taylor, Einar Arnórsson, and Joseph Stadler. After him are Thomas Thorstensen, Ernest Townsend, Thomas Griffith Taylor, Nora Bayes, Vere Ponsonby, 9th Earl of Bessborough, and Leo Carrillo. Among people deceased in 1960, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 202Before him are Edward Brophy, Roscoe Lockwood, Thalia Flora-Karavia, I. I. Chundrigar, Buddy Adler, and George Bonhag. After him are Edward Hennig, Clara Kimball Young, Dora Marsden, Walter Catlett, Johnny Thomson, and Charlie Buchan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 4,841 out of 7,765Before him are Terry Chimes (1956), David Lack (1910), Kate O'Mara (1939), Des'ree (1968), Richard Greene (1918), and Bob Crompton (1879). After him are Jimmy Ross (1866), George Blagden (1989), John Ogilvie (1579), Sophie Turner (1996), Stan Vickers (1932), and Miles Mander (1888).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Giles Gilbert Scott ranks 42Before him are Benjamin Mountfort (1825), James Wyatt (1746), William Burges (1827), Calvert Vaux (1824), Robert Smirke (1780), and George Gilbert Scott (1811). After him are Nora Stanton Barney (1883), Herbert Baker (1862), William Adam (1689), John Douglas (1830), and Charles Holden (1875).