Walter Burley Griffin

Walter Burley Griffin bio

Birth Name: Walter Burley Griffin

Occupation: Architect

Place Of Birth: Illinois

Date Of Birth: November 24, 1876

Date Of Death: February 11, 1937

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Walter Burley Griffin was born on the 24th of November, 1876. He was famous for being a Architect. Designed Canberra, Australia’s capital city; his modern style was influenced by the Prairie School architectural concept. Also responsible for India’s University of Lucknow’s library.

Walter Burley Griffin was born in Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1899, where he studied under the renowned Nathan Clifford Ricker. He then worked for Dwight H. Perkins after moving to Chicago. He developed the L-shaped floor plan and the car port and found innovative uses for reinforced concrete.

Walter Burley Griffin was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Walter Burley Griffin was born in 1870s.

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

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Personal Life

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Walter Burley Griffin was born in the Year of the Rat.

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REAL NAME: Walter Burley Griffin
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Walter Burley Griffin was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Walter Burley Griffin was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Walter Burley Griffin had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Walter Burley Griffin’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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