Le Corbusier

1887 - 1965

Le Corbusier

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (6 October 1887 – 27 August 1965), known as Le Corbusier (UK: lə kor-BEW-zee-ay, US: lə KOR-boo-ZYAY, -⁠SYAY, French: [lə kɔʁbyzje]), was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now regarded as modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in 1930. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Le Corbusier has received more than 2,873,719 page views. His biography is available in 139 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular architect.

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Among architects, Le Corbusier ranks 2 out of 361Before him are Antoni Gaudí. After him are Mimar Sinan, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Vitruvius, Filippo Brunelleschi, Imhotep, Andrea Palladio, Donato Bramante, Albert Speer, Alvar Aalto, and Leon Battista Alberti.

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Among people born in 1887, Le Corbusier ranks 1After him are Chiang Kai-shek, Marc Chagall, Erwin Schrödinger, Marcel Duchamp, Erich von Manstein, Charles I of Austria, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Ernst Röhm, Padre Pio, Bernard Montgomery, and Gustav Ludwig Hertz. Among people deceased in 1965, Le Corbusier ranks 2Before him is Winston Churchill. After him are Malcolm X, Albert Schweitzer, Syngman Rhee, Martin Buber, W. Somerset Maugham, Stan Laurel, Farouk of Egypt, Edward Victor Appleton, Hermann Staudinger, and Moshe Sharett.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Le Corbusier ranks 3 out of 540Before him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712) and Leonhard Euler (1707). After him are Carl Jung (1875), Paracelsus (1493), Henry Dunant (1828), Jean Piaget (1896), Paul Klee (1879), Huldrych Zwingli (1484), Sepp Blatter (1936), Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746), and Ferdinand de Saussure (1857).

Among ARCHITECTS In Switzerland

Among architects born in Switzerland, Le Corbusier ranks 1After him are Francesco Borromini (1599), Carlo Maderno (1556), Giacomo della Porta (1533), Domenico Fontana (1543), Peter Zumthor (1943), Mario Botta (1943), Hannes Meyer (1889), Max Bill (1908), Carlo Fontana (1638), Bernard Tschumi (1944), and Adolphe Appia (1862).