Marcel Breuer

1902 - 1981

Marcel Breuer

Marcel Lajos Breuer ( BROY-ər; 21 May 1902 – 1 July 1981), was a Hungarian-born modernist architect, and furniture designer. At the Bauhaus he designed the Wassily Chair and the Cesca Chair which is “among the 10 most important chairs of the 20th century.” Breuer extended the sculpture vocabulary he had developed in the carpentry shop at the Bauhaus into a personal architecture that made him one of the world's most popular architects at the peak of 20th-century design. His work includes art museums, libraries, college buildings, office buildings, and residences. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcel Breuer has received more than 469,775 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 56th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Marcel Breuer ranks 56 out of 361Before him are Buckminster Fuller, Michelozzo, François Mansart, Kenzō Tange, Arata Isozaki, and Jules Hardouin-Mansart. After him are Richard Meier, Richard Rogers, Robert Venturi, Aldo Rossi, Arnolfo di Cambio, and Philip Johnson.

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Among people born in 1902, Marcel Breuer ranks 28Before him are William Wyler, Arne Jacobsen, Arne Tiselius, Barbara McClintock, Alva Myrdal, and Harold Lasswell. After him are André Michel Lwoff, Meyer Lansky, Theodore Schultz, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Felix Wankel, and Reinhard Gehlen. Among people deceased in 1981, Marcel Breuer ranks 17Before him are Natalie Wood, Hideki Yukawa, Harold Urey, Bill Haley, Soong Ching-ling, and Frederica of Hanover. After him are A. J. Cronin, William Holden, Omar Bradley, William Saroyan, René Clair, and Joe Louis.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Marcel Breuer ranks 68 out of 500Before him are Paul Erdős (1913), George de Hevesy (1885), Leo Szilard (1898), Andrew I of Hungary (1010), Viktor Orbán (1963), and Flórián Albert (1941). After him are Anne of Bohemia and Hungary (1503), Michael Curtiz (1886), Solomon, King of Hungary (1053), Ferenc Molnár (1878), Stephen II of Hungary (1101), and Anne of Foix-Candale (1484).

Among ARCHITECTS In Hungary

Among architects born in Hungary, Marcel Breuer ranks 1After him are Ödön Lechner (1845), Imre Steindl (1839), Miklós Ybl (null), Sándor Tarics (1913), and Imre Makovecz (1935).

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