Louis Sullivan

Louis Sullivan bio

Birth Name: Louis Sullivan

Occupation: Architect

Place Of Birth: Boston

Date Of Birth: September 3, 1856

Date Of Death: April 14, 1924

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Louis Sullivan was born on the 3rd of September, 1856. He was famous for being a Architect. Architect of the Wainwright Building in Missouri who became a pioneer in modernist architecture and created the modern skyscraper. He was dubbed the father of skyscrapers and the father of modernism. He also was prominent in the Chicago School.

Louis Sullivan was born in Boston. He worked at a Chicago architecture firm after studying at MIT, helping to rebuild after the great Chicago Fire of 1871. He then studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris for a year. He began as a theater architect, with the 1889 Auditorium Building being his standout project. He was the first one to bring an aesthetic beauty to tall, slender structures, whereas previous architectural styles reflected low-slung, wide structures.

Louis Sullivan was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Louis Sullivan was born in 1850s.

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

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Louis Sullivan kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Louis Sullivan was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Louis Sullivan
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Louis Sullivan 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: Louis Sullivan was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Louis Sullivan 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.

Louis Sullivan’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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