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Abercrombie, Leslie Patrick, Sir

Born: 1879 AD
Died: 1957 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Architects


1879 - Born on the 6th of June in Ashton upon Mersey, England.

1915 - He trained as an architect before becoming the Professor of Civic Design at
           the Liverpool School of Architecture, in West England.

       - He was a Professor of Town Planning at University College London.

1926 - He served as its Honorary Secretary.

1943 - He created the Country of London Plan.

1944 - He created the Greater London Regional Plan.

1945 - He was knighted.

1956 - He was commissioned by Haile Selassie to draw up plans for the capital of
           Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.

1957 - He died on the 23rd of March in Aston Tirrold, Berkshire.


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