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Hannes Meyer

1889 - 1954

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Hans Emil "Hannes" Meyer (18 November 1889 – 19 July 1954) was a Swiss architect and second director of the Bauhaus Dessau from 1928 to 1930. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hannes Meyer has received more than 192,135 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Hannes Meyer is the 110th most popular architect (down from 102nd in 2019), the 101st most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 94th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Swiss Architect.

Hannes Meyer was a German architect and city planner. He is most famous for his design of the Weissenhof Estate in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Among architects, Hannes Meyer ranks 110 out of 424Before him are Eileen Gray, César Pelli, Étienne-Louis Boullée, Lúcio Costa, Bartolomeo Ammannati, and Ange-Jacques Gabriel. After him are Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Amenhotep, son of Hapu, Aino Aalto, Eero Saarinen, and Hans Hollein.

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Among people born in 1889, Hannes Meyer ranks 40Before him are Abel Gance, Zalman Shazar, Taha Hussein, Günther Lütjens, Philip Noel-Baker, and Hannes Kolehmainen. After him are Olave Baden-Powell, Frank Lentini, Otto Georg Thierack, Kim Tu-bong, Richard Réti, and Eberhard von Mackensen. Among people deceased in 1954, Hannes Meyer ranks 24Before him are Machine Gun Kelly, The French Angel, Jacinto Benavente, Claude Cahun, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Auguste Perret. After him are Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Martin Andersen Nexø, Charles Ives, Léon Jouhaux, Thea von Harbou, and Clemens Krauss.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Hannes Meyer ranks 101 out of 876Before him are Louis Chevrolet (1878), Gianni Infantino (1970), Horace Bénédict de Saussure (1740), Jost Bürgi (1552), Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821), and Nicholas of Flüe (1417). After him are Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (1778), Germain Henri Hess (1802), Ludwig Binswanger (1881), Gaspard Bauhin (1560), César Ritz (1850), and Albert Anker (1831).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Hannes Meyer ranks 7Before him are Le Corbusier (1887), Francesco Borromini (1599), Carlo Maderno (1556), Peter Zumthor (1943), Domenico Fontana (1543), and Mario Botta (1943). After him are Max Bill (1908), Pietro Lombardo (1435), Bernard Tschumi (1944), Adolphe Appia (1862), Carlo Fontana (1638), and Pierre Jeanneret (1896).