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1761 – Physician and amateur architect William Thornton was born on the 27th of May in the West Indian island of Tortola, the son of William and Dorcas (Zeagers) Thornton. 1781 – As a child he was sent to England and later studied medicine at the College of Edinburgh. 1788-1789 – He became an American ..

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1913 – Kenzo Tange, born on the 4th of September in Sakai, Osaka. He was a Japanese architect. 1935 – Entered the Architecture Department of the University of Tokyo. 1945 – His design for the Peace Park and Peace Memorial owes much to Le Corbusier, and is often called ‘the spiritual core of the city’. ..

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1836 – Born in Baltimore County, Maryland on the 16th of October. 1856 – He graduated from the Free Academy in New York. 1862 – He returned to the United States. He designed Battell Chapel and Farnham and Durfee Halls at Yale. 1880 – He was in Europe and for a short time after his ..

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1905 – Berthold Konrad Hermann Albert Speer, born on the 19th of March in Mannheim, SWC Germany. He was an architect, author and high-ranking Nazi German government official, sometimes called "the first architect of the Third Reich". 1931 – He joined the Nazi Party in 1931. 1934 – Became Hitler’s chief architect. 1942 – He was ..

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1489 – Koca Mimar Sinan Agha, born on the 15th of April was the Ottoman chief architect for sultans Selim I, Suleiman I, Selim II and Murad III. His masterpiece is the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne although his most famous work is the Suleiman Mosque in Istanbul. He was most probably born to an Orthodox ..

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1483 – Raffaello Sanzio Santi born on the 6th of April in  in Urbino, in the province of Umbria. One of the last of the three greatest painters of the Renaissance. 1500 – It is probable that he took his first lessons from his father, a provincial painter named Giovanni di Santi, before going to ..

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1845 – Born in Cumberland, Maryland on the 12th of December. 1850 – His family moved to Baltimore in the early where Price attended school. 1871 – Bruce Price was married to Mary Josephine Lee, a daughter of Washington Lee, Jr., in April. 1864-1868 – Price learned his profession as a draftsman and apprentice in ..

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