James Stirling

1926 - 1992

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Sir James Frazer Stirling (22 April 1926 – 25 June 1992) was a British architect. Stirling worked in partnership with James Gowan from 1956 to 1963, then with Michael Wilford from 1971 until 1992. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Stirling has received more than 16,717 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). James Stirling is the 132nd most popular architect (down from 124th in 2019), the 1,043rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 996th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Architect.

James Stirling was a British architect who is most famous for designing the Neue Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Among architects, James Stirling ranks 132 out of 518Before him are Dinocrates, Eero Saarinen, Gunnar Asplund, Camillo Sitte, Gottfried Böhm, and Rafael Moneo. After him are Inigo Jones, Lina Bo Bardi, Hans Scharoun, Alonzo Cano, Ettore Sottsass, and Filippo Juvarra.

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Among people born in 1926, James Stirling ranks 90Before him are Ta Mok, Gus Grissom, Poul Anderson, Joan Sutherland, György Kurtág, and Joachim Fest. After him are Karl Richter, Hugo Banzer, Patricia Neal, David H. Hubel, Siegfried Lenz, and Alan Greenspan. Among people deceased in 1992, James Stirling ranks 50Before him are Denholm Elliott, Lella Lombardi, Abbas al-Musawi, John Sturges, Markos Vafeiadis, and Arletty. After him are Wanda Rutkiewicz, Peter D. Mitchell, Lina Bo Bardi, Larbi Benbarek, Nikolay Bogolyubov, and Takeshi Inoue.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Stirling ranks 1,043 out of 8,785Before him are Kenny Baker (1934), James Murray (1837), Princess Marie of Orléans (1865), Simon Pegg (1970), A. J. Ayer (1910), and Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy (1936). After him are John Nettles (1943), Glenn Hughes (1951), Robbie Williams (1974), Twiggy (1949), Robert Browning (1812), and John Hanning Speke (1827).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, James Stirling ranks 3Before him are Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank (1935), and Christopher Wren (1632). After him are Inigo Jones (1573), Ebenezer Howard (1850), Robert Adam (1728), David Chipperfield (1953), Michael Ventris (1922), Joseph Paxton (1803), John Nash (1752), Archibald Leitch (1865), and William Kent (1685).