Lilly Reich

1885 - 1947

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Lilly Reich (16 June 1885 – 14 December 1947) was a German designer of textiles, furniture, interiors, and exhibition spaces. She was a close collaborator with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for more than ten years during the Weimar period from 1925 until his emigration to the U.S. in 1938. Reich was an important figure in the early Modern Movement in architecture and design. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lilly Reich has received more than 151,627 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Lilly Reich is the 202nd most popular architect (up from 209th in 2019), the 2,225th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,204th in 2019) and the 21st most popular German Architect.

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Among architects, Lilly Reich ranks 202 out of 518Before her are Luigi Vanvitelli, Adrian Smith, Mart Stam, Henning Larsen, Henri Labrouste, and Nicodemus Tessin the Younger. After her are Elissa Aalto, Christian de Portzamparc, Alexander Tamanian, Adolphe Appia, Jacques Lemercier, and Nicholas Negroponte.

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Among people born in 1885, Lilly Reich ranks 90Before her are Friedrich Kellner, Noman Çelebicihan, Theodor Kaluza, Lev Rudnev, Nikolai Krylenko, and Alexander Shliapnikov. After her are Dorando Pietri, Paul von Hase, Pierre Renoir, Alexandros Koryzis, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, and Milan Vidmar. Among people deceased in 1947, Lilly Reich ranks 83Before her are Wolfgang Borchert, Grace Moore, Victor Goldschmidt, Friedrich Paschen, Karol Świerczewski, and Nicholas Murray Butler. After her are Sándor Garbai, Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield, Friedrich Wilhelm Kritzinger, Bronisław Huberman, August Eigruber, and Constantin Sănătescu.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lilly Reich ranks 2,225 out of 7,253Before her are Louis VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1630), Princess Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria (1813), William, Duke of Brunswick (1806), Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918), Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794), and Katarina Witt (1965). After her are Hans Loritz (1895), Willi Münzenberg (1889), C. W. Ceram (1915), Ernest Casimir I, Count of Nassau-Dietz (1573), Mathias Rust (1968), and Fred Uhlman (1901).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Lilly Reich ranks 21Before her are Ludwig Borchardt (1863), Carl Ludvig Engel (1778), Ernst Neufert (1900), Günter Behnisch (1922), Paul Troost (1878), and Hans Poelzig (1869). After her are Friedrich von Gärtner (1791), Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann (1662), Friedrich von Schmidt (1825), Adolf Meyer (1881), Hermann Muthesius (1861), and Nicodemus Tessin the Elder (1615).