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List of famous architects, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top architects in the world? This includes the most prominent architects, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable architects is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic architects were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned architects.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known architects to the lesser known architects of today, these are some of the best professionals in the architect field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous architects ever?" and "What are the names of famous architects?" then you're in the right place. (1540 items)
Arnold Palmer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Architects
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Arnold Daniel Palmer is a retired American professional golfer, who is generally regarded as one of the greatest players in men's professional golf history. He has won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, dating back to 1955. Nicknamed "The King", he is one of golf's most popular ...more

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Age: 87

Birthplace: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Designer, Professional golfer, Architect

Credits: June 17th, 1994, Call Me Bwana, Pinehurst, Chicken Soup: Conversations for the Golfer's Soul, + more

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#3 on The Best Golfers Of All Time

#8 on The Best Putters in Golf History

#3 on The 10 Best Ryder Cup Players of All Time

#5 on The Top 10 Renegade Golf Moments Of All Time

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Buckminster Fuller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Architects
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Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller was an American neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as "Spaceship Earth", ephemeralization, and synergetic. He also developed numerous inventions, mainly ...more

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Age: Died at 88 (1895-1983)

Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Industrial designer, Poet, Visionary, Inventor, Designer, + more

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Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Architects
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Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr. was an American amateur golfer, and a lawyer by profession. Jones founded and helped design the Augusta National Golf Club, and co-founded the Masters Tournament. Jones was the most successful amateur golfer ever to compete on a national and international level. During ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1902-1971)

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Golfer, Architect, Lawyer

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#5 on The Best Golfers Of All Time

#5 on The Best Putters in Golf History

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Albert Speer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Architects
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Berthold Konrad Hermann Albert Speer was a German architect who was, for a part of World War II, Minister of Armaments and War Production for the Third Reich. Speer was Adolf Hitler's chief architect before assuming ministerial office. As "the Nazi who said sorry", he accepted moral responsibility ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1905-1981)

Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany

Profession: Politician, Architect, Writer

Credits: Inside The Third Reich, As from Afar

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