Walter Gropius

1883 - 1969

Walter Gropius

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (18 May 1883 – 5 July 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, who, along with Alvar Aalto, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modernist architecture. He is a founder of Bauhaus in Weimar (1919). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Gropius has received more than 1,055,108 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14th most popular architect.

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Among architects, Walter Gropius ranks 14 out of 361Before him are Andrea Palladio, Donato Bramante, Albert Speer, Alvar Aalto, Leon Battista Alberti, and Frank Lloyd Wright. After him are Oscar Niemeyer, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Francesco Borromini, Louis Sullivan, and I. M. Pei.

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Among people born in 1883, Walter Gropius ranks 7Before him are Franz Kafka, Benito Mussolini, Coco Chanel, John Maynard Keynes, Karl Jaspers, and Khalil Gibran. After him are Joseph Schumpeter, Anton Webern, Nikos Kazantzakis, Jaroslav Hašek, Victor Francis Hess, and Lev Kamenev. Among people deceased in 1969, Walter Gropius ranks 5Before him are Ho Chi Minh, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Karl Jaspers, and Theodor W. Adorno. After him are Franz von Papen, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Sharon Tate, Otto Stern, Judy Garland, Jack Kerouac, and Rocky Marciano.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Walter Gropius ranks 119 out of 3,763Before him are Charles the Fat (839), Ernst Röhm (1887), Erik Erikson (1902), Alfred Jodl (1890), Arminius (-17), and Henry the Fowler (876). After him are Karl Dönitz (1891), Frederick III, German Emperor (1831), Alois Alzheimer (1864), Gerd von Rundstedt (1875), Clara Schumann (1819), and Meister Eckhart (1260).

Among ARCHITECTS In Germany

Among architects born in Germany, Walter Gropius ranks 2Before him are Albert Speer (1905). After him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886), Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), Peter Behrens (1868), Frei Otto (1925), Peter Parler (1330), Arno Breker (1900), Leo von Klenze (1784), Hans Scharoun (1893), Carl Ludvig Engel (1778), and Gottfried Böhm (1920).

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