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Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank

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Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, (born 1 June 1935) is an English architect and designer. Closely associated with the development of high-tech architecture, Foster is recognised as a key figure in British modernist architecture. His architectural practice Foster + Partners, first founded in 1967 as Foster Associates, is the largest in the United Kingdom, and maintains offices internationally. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank has received more than 1,312,839 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank is the 20th most popular architect (down from 16th in 2019), the 178th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 153rd in 2019) and the most popular Architect.

Norman Foster is most famous for being a British architect. He has designed many buildings around the world, including the Reichstag in Berlin, the Hearst Tower in New York City, and the Millau Viaduct in France.

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Among ARCHITECTS

Among architects, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank ranks 20 out of 424Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright, Oscar Niemeyer, Louis Sullivan, Zaha Hadid, Francesco Borromini, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. After him are Georges-Eugène Haussmann, Renzo Piano, Frank Gehry, Otto Wagner, Victor Horta, and Adolf Loos.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank ranks 9Before him are 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, Salman of Saudi Arabia, Woody Allen, José Mujica, and Mahmoud Abbas. After him are Hussein of Jordan, Donald Sutherland, Françoise Sagan, Luis Suárez, Julie Andrews, and Arvo Pärt.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank ranks 178 out of 7,765Before him are Edward the Elder (871), Keith Richards (1943), Francis Crick (1916), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), Bon Scott (1946), and Helen Mirren (1945). After him are Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), Mary Wollstonecraft (1759), Anna Wintour (1949), Edward Smith (1850), Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), and Humphry Davy (1778).

Among ARCHITECTS In United Kingdom

Among architects born in United Kingdom, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank ranks 1After him are Christopher Wren (1632), James Stirling (1926), Inigo Jones (1573), Robert Adam (1728), Joseph Paxton (1803), Michael Ventris (1922), John Nash (1752), Ebenezer Howard (1850), Glenn Murcutt (1936), Archibald Leitch (1865), and Augustus Pugin (1812).