Hassan Fathy

1900 - 1989

Hassan Fathy

Hassan Fathy (March 23, 1900 – November 30, 1989, Egyptian Arabic: حسن فتحي‎) was a noted Egyptian architect who pioneered appropriate technology for building in Egypt, especially by working to reestablish the use of adobe and traditional mud construction as opposed to western building designs, material configurations, and lay-outs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hassan Fathy has received more than 274,687 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 185th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Hassan Fathy ranks 185 out of 361Before him are Paul Andreu, Hans Poelzig, Giuseppe Terragni, Callimachus, Jacques-François Blondel, and Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann. After him are Kevin A. Lynch, Pirro Ligorio, Paul Troost, Tony Garnier, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, and Josef Frank.

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Among people born in 1900, Hassan Fathy ranks 86Before him are Otto Braun, Camille Chamoun, Fritz London, Ernst Busch, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and Eduardo De Filippo. After him are Filipp Golikov, Evald Aav, Lorenzo Fernández, Leslie White, Jean Arthur, and Herbert Blumer. Among people deceased in 1989, Hassan Fathy ranks 78Before him are James Bond, Boris Skossyreff, Countess Georgina von Wilczek, Józef Cyrankiewicz, R. D. Laing, and Victor French. After him are Giuseppe Siri, Mihály Lantos, Arseny Tarkovsky, Robert Mapplethorpe, Nicolás Guillén, and Lucille Ball.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Hassan Fathy ranks 265 out of 432Before him are Neferkare II (-2150), Dhul-Nun al-Misri (796), Ahmed Shawqi (1868), Carpocrates (100), Anatolius of Constantinople (301), and Merneferre Ay (-1650). After him are Isidore of Pelusium (370), Boutros Ghali (1846), Menkare (-2200), Setepenre (-1400), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), and Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam (850).


Among architects born in Egypt, Hassan Fathy ranks 5Before him are Imhotep (-2800), Hemiunu (-2500), Amenhotep, son of Hapu (-1420), and Dinocrates (-400). After him are Nefermaat (-2500).

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