Michael Graves

1934 - 2015

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Michael Graves (July 9, 1934 – March 12, 2015) was an American architect, designer, and educator, as well as principal of Michael Graves and Associates and Michael Graves Design Group. He was a member of The New York Five and the Memphis Group – and a professor of architecture at Princeton University for nearly forty years. Following his own partial paralysis in 2003, Graves became an internationally recognized advocate of health care design. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Graves has received more than 515,782 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Michael Graves is the 242nd most popular architect (up from 254th in 2019), the 2,963rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,968th in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Architect.

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Among architects, Michael Graves ranks 242 out of 424Before him are Gae Aulenti, Shigeru Ban, Archibald Leitch, Luigi Vanvitelli, Glenn Murcutt, and François de Cuvilliés. After him are Augustus Pugin, Lilly Reich, Ernst May, Giacomo Quarenghi, Charles Barry, and Ralph Erskine.

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Among people born in 1934, Michael Graves ranks 150Before him are Lakhdar Brahimi, Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma, Cláudio Hummes, Ronald Inglehart, Mário de Araújo Cabral, and Franc Rode. After him are Claude Zidi, Zurab Tsereteli, Alisa Freindlich, Nino Ferrer, Alexandra Ripley, and Nadine Trintignant. Among people deceased in 2015, Michael Graves ranks 122Before him are Rose Francine Rogombé, Moses Malone, Ernst Fuchs, Guy Ligier, Jørgen Ingmann, and E. L. Doctorow. After him are Dean Jones, Aleksei Gubarev, Ignacio Zoco, Kirk Kerkorian, Doris Hart, and André Glucksmann.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Graves ranks 2,963 out of 15,968Before him are E. L. Doctorow (1931), Jada Pinkett Smith (1971), Frederick Lorz (1884), Robert Parish (1953), R. Budd Dwyer (1939), and Moondog (1916). After him are Rufus Wainwright (1973), Raymond Leo Burke (1948), Horace Silver (1928), Crawford Long (1815), Kathryn Joosten (1939), and Lisa Niemi (1956).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Michael Graves ranks 16Before him are Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Cedric Gibbons (1893), Charles Jencks (1939), Adrian Smith (1944), and Nicholas Negroponte (1943). After him are Gordon Bunshaft (1909), Sixto Durán Ballén (1921), Frederick Law Olmsted (1822), Thom Mayne (1944), Daniel Burnham (1846), and Steven Holl (1947).