Hannes Meyer

1889 - 1954

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Hans Emil "Hannes" Meyer (November 18, 1889 – July 19, 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 142,478 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Hannes Meyer is the 102nd most popular architect (up from 115th in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 95th 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 102 out of 424Before him are Arno Breker, Peter Eisenman, Toyo Ito, Auguste Perret, Balthasar Neumann, and Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. After him are Francesco di Giorgio Martini, Leo von Klenze, Lúcio Costa, César Pelli, Sostratus of Cnidus, and Minoru Yamasaki.

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Among people born in 1889, Hannes Meyer ranks 35Before him are Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, Walter Lippmann, Zalman Shazar, Günther Lütjens, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, and Abel Gance. After him are Taha Hussein, Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, Richard Réti, Edgar Adrian, Mercédès Jellinek, and Beno Gutenberg. Among people deceased in 1954, Hannes Meyer ranks 22Before him are Alcide De Gasperi, Maximilian von Weichs, The French Angel, Otto Diels, Jacinto Benavente, and Auguste Perret. After him are Charles Ives, Léon Jouhaux, Martin Andersen Nexø, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Thea von Harbou, and Gideon Sundback.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Hannes Meyer ranks 94 out of 749Before him are Werner Arber (1929), Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821), Horace Bénédict de Saussure (1740), Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747), Kurt Wüthrich (1938), and Louis Agassiz (1807). After him are Louis, Duke of Savoy (1413), Bernardino Luini (1475), Humbert I, Count of Savoy (980), César Ritz (1850), Nicholas of Flüe (1417), and Anna Göldi (1734).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

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