John Russell Pope

1874 - 1937

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John Russell Pope (April 24, 1874 – August 27, 1937) was an American architect whose firm is widely known for designing major public buildings, including the National Archives and Records Administration building (completed in 1935), the Jefferson Memorial (completed in 1943) and the West Building of the National Gallery of Art (completed in 1941), all in Washington, D.C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Russell Pope has received more than 165,930 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Russell Pope is the 492nd most popular architect (down from 452nd in 2019), the 10,830th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,395th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular American Architect.

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Among architects, John Russell Pope ranks 492 out of 518Before him are George Gilbert Scott, Robert A. M. Stern, Richard Morris Hunt, William Adam, Alfred Mosher Butts, and Joseph Pickford. After him are Benjamin Mountfort, Calvert Vaux, Maya Lin, Gülsün Sağlamer, Einari Teräsvirta, and Herbert Baker.

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Among people born in 1874, John Russell Pope ranks 228Before him are Georges Trombert, Ottó Hellmich, Manuel María Ponce Brousset, Rose O'Neill, William Dickey, and Conrad Magnusson. After him are Dustin Farnum, Konstantinos Miliotis-Komninos, Harold L. Ickes, Josiah McCracken, Louis Handley, and Joe Gans. Among people deceased in 1937, John Russell Pope ranks 185Before him are George Caridia, Roberto Ferrari, Jānis Akuraters, Annie Lorrain Smith, Ellen Hansell, and Magnús Guðmundsson. After him are William Gillette, John T. Dillon, Ross Alexander, Ralph Lewis, Henry Ossawa Tanner, and Ralph Ince.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Russell Pope ranks 10,830 out of 20,380Before him are Kimberly Williams-Paisley (1971), Marisol Nichols (1973), Earl Eby (1894), Chino Moreno (1973), Norman Thagard (1943), and Lowell George (1945). After him are Alison Bechdel (1960), Benjamin N. Cardozo (1870), Robert Herman (1914), Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (1872), Jack Holt (1888), and Jasika Nicole (1980).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, John Russell Pope ranks 32Before him are Julia Morgan (1872), Cass Gilbert (1859), Henry Hobson Richardson (1838), Robert A. M. Stern (1939), Richard Morris Hunt (1827), and Alfred Mosher Butts (1899). After him are Maya Lin (1959), Max Abramovitz (1908), Andrew Jackson Downing (1815), Marion Mahony Griffin (1871), Charles Bulfinch (1763), and Billy Casper (1931).