Gordon Bunshaft

1909 - 1990

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Gordon Bunshaft, (May 9, 1909 – August 6, 1990), was an American architect, a leading proponent of modern design in the mid-twentieth century. A partner in the architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), Bunshaft joined in 1937 and remained for more than 40 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gordon Bunshaft has received more than 167,986 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Gordon Bunshaft is the 260th most popular architect (down from 217th in 2019), the 3,269th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,440th in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Architect.

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Among architects, Gordon Bunshaft ranks 260 out of 424Before him are Imre Steindl, Salomon de Brosse, Dominikus Zimmermann, Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Bernardo Buontalenti, and Hermann Tilke. After him are Hermogenes of Priene, Alexander Tamanian, Josep Maria Jujol, Bruno Zevi, John Vanbrugh, and Lin Huiyin.

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Among people born in 1909, Gordon Bunshaft ranks 125Before him are André Cayatte, Dean Rusk, Willi Boskovsky, David Frankfurter, Kinuyo Tanaka, and Jerzy Andrzejewski. After him are Juan José Nogués, Stephen Cole Kleene, Colonel Tom Parker, Luigi Villoresi, Seichō Matsumoto, and Bernhard Grzimek. Among people deceased in 1990, Gordon Bunshaft ranks 103Before him are Semyon Kurkotkin, Grethe Ingmann, Venedikt Yerofeyev, Thorbjørn Egner, Aldo Fabrizi, and Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar. After him are José Napoleón Duarte, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Jorge Bolet, Mariano Rumor, Alan Perlis, and Del Shannon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gordon Bunshaft ranks 3,269 out of 15,968Before him are Edward R. Murrow (1908), William Klein (1928), Marla Maples (1963), Chris O'Donnell (1970), Milton George Henschel (1920), and Kenneth Anger (1927). After him are Ona Munson (1903), Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860), Dabbs Greer (1917), Kevin James (1965), Stephen Smale (1930), and George Washington Carver (1864).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Gordon Bunshaft ranks 17Before him are William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Cedric Gibbons (1893), Charles Jencks (1939), Adrian Smith (1944), Nicholas Negroponte (1943), and Michael Graves (1934). After him are Sixto Durán Ballén (1921), Frederick Law Olmsted (1822), Thom Mayne (1944), Daniel Burnham (1846), Steven Holl (1947), and Walter Burley Griffin (1876).