Daniel Burnham

Daniel Burnham bio

Birth Name: Daniel Burnham

Occupation: Architect

Place Of Birth: NY

Date Of Birth: September 4, 1846

Date Of Death: June 1, 1912

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Daniel Burnham was born on the 4th of September, 1846. He was known for being a Architect. Influential 19th-century urban designer who helped to shape the face of Chicago, Manila, and Baguio. He gained international recognition as the Director of Works for the World’s Colombian Exposition. He designed New York City’s Flatiron Building and Washington D.C.’s Union Station.

Daniel Burnham was born in NY. He failed both the Harvard and Yale admissions tests and tried politics for a time. He also was an apprentice with William LeBaron Jenney, being trained as a draftsman. He designed his first skyscraper, the Masonic Temple, in 1892. He co-authored The Plan of Chicago in 1906 with Edward H. Bennett, which represented the first effort at planning the growth of a city; it was inspired by the City Beautiful movement.

Daniel Burnham was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Daniel Burnham was born in 1840s.

Daniel Burnham is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Daniel Burnham’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Daniel Burnham’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Daniel Burnham was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Daniel Burnham
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Daniel Burnham was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Daniel Burnham was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Daniel Burnham had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Daniel Burnham’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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