Nicholas Negroponte

1943 - Today

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Nicholas Negroponte (born December 1, 1943) is a Greek American architect. He is the founder and chairman Emeritus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab, and also founded the One Laptop per Child Association (OLPC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicholas Negroponte has received more than 475,724 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Nicholas Negroponte is the 208th most popular architect, the 2,664th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,689th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Architect.

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Among architects, Nicholas Negroponte ranks 208 out of 518Before him are Lilly Reich, Elissa Aalto, Christian de Portzamparc, Alexander Tamanian, Adolphe Appia, and Jacques Lemercier. After him are Friedrich von Gärtner, Josep Lluís Sert, Ferdinand Fellner, Kevin Roche, Giovanni Antonio Amadeo, and Ödön Lechner.

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Among people born in 1943, Nicholas Negroponte ranks 184Before him are Robert Gates, Edward L. G. Bowell, Alfio Basile, André Téchiné, J. T. Walsh, and Ramón Sampedro. After him are Mustafa Nadarević, Pak Doo-ik, Kiyoshi Tomizawa, Lynn Redgrave, Jef Raskin, and Andrew Yeom Soo-jung.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nicholas Negroponte ranks 2,664 out of 20,380Before him are David Baltimore (1938), Lew Wallace (1827), Ed McBain (1926), Edsel Ford (1893), Larry Sanger (1968), and Téa Leoni (1966). After him are Eddie Fisher (1928), Lorenzo Lamas (1958), David Packard (1912), Chad Smith (1961), Asher Brown Durand (1796), and Victor Mature (1913).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Nicholas Negroponte ranks 12Before him are Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Philip Johnson (1906), Peter Eisenman (1932), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Charles Eames (1907), and Adrian Smith (1944). After him are Cedric Gibbons (1893), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), Sixto Durán Ballén (1921), Charles Jencks (1939), Thom Mayne (1944), and Steven Holl (1947).