Paul Andreu

1938 - 2018

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Paul Andreu (10 July 1938 – 11 October 2018) was a French architect, known for his designs of multiple airports such as Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, and multiple prestigious projects in China, including the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Andreu has received more than 120,721 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Paul Andreu is the 195th most popular architect (down from 179th in 2019), the 2,131st most popular biography from France (down from 1,859th in 2019) and the 28th most popular French Architect.

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Among architects, Paul Andreu ranks 195 out of 424Before him are Giuseppe Terragni, Carl Ludvig Engel, Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, Carl Ritter von Ghega, Roberto Burle Marx, and Pierre Jeanneret. After him are Carlo Rainaldi, Aristobulus of Cassandreia, Quatremère de Quincy, Robert de Cotte, Giovanni Giocondo, and Nicodemus Tessin the Younger.

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Among people born in 1938, Paul Andreu ranks 136Before him are Keith O'Brien, Jean-Loup Chrétien, Moshoeshoe II of Lesotho, Arsen Dedić, David Lane, and Shotaro Ishinomori. After him are William B. Davis, Lill-Babs, Oleg Gordievsky, Félix Mourinho, Anne Perry, and Ivan Sutherland. Among people deceased in 2018, Paul Andreu ranks 104Before him are Thorvald Stoltenberg, Keith O'Brien, Yoshinobu Ishii, Kim Jong-pil, Margit Sandemo, and Eduard Uspensky. After him are Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Nicanor Parra, Lill-Babs, Michael Halliday, Jozef Adamec, and Henri Michel.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Andreu ranks 2,131 out of 5,234Before him are Aimable Pélissier (1794), Anne Golon (1921), Gilbert de la Porrée (1070), Félix Gouin (1884), Gustave Boulanger (1824), and Pierre Belon (1517). After him are Bonne of Artois (1396), Joseph Monier (1823), Françoise Madeleine d'Orléans (1648), Robert de Clari (1170), Henri Gouraud (1867), and Bixente Lizarazu (1969).

Among ARCHITECTS In France

Among architects born in France, Paul Andreu ranks 28Before him are Paul Abadie (1812), Jacques-François Blondel (1705), Jean Chalgrin (1739), Henri Labrouste (1801), François Blondel (1618), and Jean Prouvé (1901). After him are Quatremère de Quincy (1755), Robert de Cotte (1656), Charles Percier (1764), Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine (1762), Jacques Lemercier (1585), and Matthias of Arras (1290).