Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

1886 - 1969

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ( MEESS; German: [miːs]; born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies; March 27, 1886 – August 17, 1969) was a German-American architect. He was commonly referred to as Mies, his surname. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe has received more than 1,740,012 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 17th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ranks 17 out of 361Before him are Alvar Aalto, Leon Battista Alberti, Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Oscar Niemeyer, and Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank. After him are Francesco Borromini, Louis Sullivan, I. M. Pei, Zaha Hadid, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, and Georges-Eugène Haussmann.

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Among people born in 1886, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ranks 4Before him are David Ben-Gurion, Diego Rivera, and Robert Schuman. After him are Alfonso XIII of Spain, Oskar Kokoschka, Jean Arp, Béla Kun, Manne Siegbahn, Marc Bloch, Sergey Kirov, and Karl Barth. Among people deceased in 1969, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ranks 7Before him are Ho Chi Minh, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Karl Jaspers, Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Gropius, and Franz von Papen. After him are Sharon Tate, Otto Stern, Judy Garland, Jack Kerouac, Rocky Marciano, and Kliment Voroshilov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ranks 147 out of 3,763Before him are Herbert Marcuse (1898), Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900), Bruce Willis (1955), Leopold I of Belgium (1790), Thomas Müntzer (1489), and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714). After him are Otto Hahn (1879), Oswald Spengler (1880), Rudolf Höss (1901), Johann Pachelbel (1653), Agrippina the Younger (15), and Alfred Wegener (1880).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ranks 3Before him are Albert Speer (1905) and Walter Gropius (1883). After him are Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), Peter Behrens (1868), Frei Otto (1925), Peter Parler (1330), Arno Breker (1900), Leo von Klenze (1784), Hans Scharoun (1893), Carl Ludvig Engel (1778), and Gottfried Böhm (1920).

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