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Lars Sonck

1870 - 1956

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Lars Eliel Sonck (10 August 1870 – 14 March 1956) was a Finnish architect. He graduated from Helsinki Polytechnic Institute in 1894 and immediately won a major design competition for a church in Turku, St Michael's Church, ahead of many established architects. The church was designed in the prevailing neo-Gothic style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lars Sonck has received more than 34,932 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Lars Sonck is the 342nd most popular architect (down from 321st in 2019), the 170th most popular biography from Finland (down from 157th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Finnish Architect.

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Among architects, Lars Sonck ranks 342 out of 424Before him are Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, Auguste de Montferrand, Charles Cameron, Heinrich von Ferstel, Francesco Sabatini, and László Hudec. After him are Joseph Bové, Theodor Fischer, Anca Petrescu, Frederick Catherwood, Vannoccio Biringuccio, and Ron Arad.

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Among people born in 1870, Lars Sonck ranks 108Before him are Dirk Jan de Geer, Erik Adolf von Willebrand, Amado Nervo, Hans Baluschek, Štefan Banič, and Sascha Schneider. After him are Emil Młynarski, Henri Jaspar, Jędrzej Moraczewski, Grigory Gershuni, John Isaac Briquet, and Jan Šrámek. Among people deceased in 1956, Lars Sonck ranks 124Before him are Johann Radon, Lorenzo Perosi, Nikolaos Trikoupis, Corrado Alvaro, Tommy Johnson, and Touria Chaoui. After him are Marie Doro, Henri Callot, Nikolai Panin, Louis Calhern, Aino Kallas, and Emmanouil Tsouderos.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Lars Sonck ranks 170 out of 642Before him are Erkki Aaltonen (1910), Alexi Laiho (1979), Aarre Merikanto (1893), Julius Skutnabb (1889), Kaarlo Castrén (1860), and Jari Kurri (1960). After him are Robert Kajanus (1856), Juho Vennola (1872), Frans Michael Franzén (1772), Johan Ehrnrooth (1833), Pekka Halonen (1865), and Christian von Steven (1781).

Among ARCHITECTS In Finland

Among architects born in Finland, Lars Sonck ranks 7Before him are Alvar Aalto (1898), Aino Aalto (1894), Eero Saarinen (1910), Eliel Saarinen (1873), Eero Aarnio (1932), and Elissa Aalto (1922). After him are Marco Casagrande (1971).