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 398,685 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Nicholas Negroponte is the 232nd most popular architect (down from 215th in 2019), the 2,851st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,425th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Architect.

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Among architects, Nicholas Negroponte ranks 232 out of 424Before him are William Chambers, Félix Candela, Josef Frank, Friedrich von Schmidt, Charles Jencks, and Adrian Smith. After him are Édouard André, Helmut Jahn, Domenico Trezzini, Gae Aulenti, Shigeru Ban, and Archibald Leitch.

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Among people born in 1943, Nicholas Negroponte ranks 177Before him are Ian Kershaw, Luis Eduardo Aute, Rolf Stommelen, Ramón Sampedro, Raphael, and Ove Kindvall. After him are André Téchiné, Bill Duke, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Lynn Redgrave, Michael Ondaatje, and Alain Corneau.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nicholas Negroponte ranks 2,851 out of 15,968Before him are Terry Goodkind (1948), Julie Harris (1925), Ronald Inglehart (1934), Adrian Smith (1944), Michelle Monaghan (1976), and Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878). After him are Allen Newell (1927), Bea Arthur (1922), Chuck Lorre (1952), Ralph Waite (1928), Miley Cyrus (1992), and Barbara O'Neil (1910).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Nicholas Negroponte ranks 15Before him are Charles Eames (1907), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Cedric Gibbons (1893), Charles Jencks (1939), and Adrian Smith (1944). After him are Michael Graves (1934), Gordon Bunshaft (1909), Sixto Durán Ballén (1921), Frederick Law Olmsted (1822), Thom Mayne (1944), and Daniel Burnham (1846).