Florence Knoll

Florence Knoll bio

Birth Name: Florence Knoll

Occupation: Architect

Place Of Birth: Michigan

Date Of Birth: May 24, 1917

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Florence Knoll was born on the 24th of May, 1917. She was famous for being a Architect. Furniture designer who created minimalist, modern pieces of furniture and had a passing relationship with the Bauhaus movement. Sometimes known by her nickname, Shu.

Florence Knoll was born in Michigan. She was a student at Kingswood School and the Cranbrook Academy of Art before studying architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. She convinced her father, Hans Knoll, to bring interior design into his furniture company in 1943. She designed the Connecticut General Life Insurance building in Bloomfield, Connecticut, as well as the interior for the CBS Building, locating in New York City.

Florence Knoll was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Florence Knoll was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Florence Knoll 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".


Florence’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Florence Knoll’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Florence Knoll’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Florence Knoll was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Florence Knoll
NICKNAME: Florence
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Florence Knoll was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Florence Knoll was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Florence Knoll 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.

Florence Knoll’s birth sign is Gemini and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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