Walter Gropius bio

Birth Name: Walter Gropius

Occupation: Architect

Place Of Birth: Berlin

Date Of Birth: May18, 1883

Date Of Death: July 5, 1969

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Walter Gropius was born on the 18th of May, 1883. He was best known for being a Architect. Founder of the Bauhaus school and pioneer of the Modernist movement in architecture. Designed Cologne’s Werkbund Exhibition in 1914. Helped establish The Architects’ Collaborative in Cambridge.

Walter Gropius was born in Berlin. He couldn’t draw, so he hired an assistant in school to do homework for him. He was hired by Peter Behrens ‘ firm in 1908, where he worked with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Dietrich Marcks. His work included the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece, and the MetLife Building in New York City.

Walter Gropius was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Walter Gropius was born in 1880s.

Walter Gropius 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 Gropius was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME:Walter Gropius
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Walter Gropius was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Walter Gropius was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Walter Gropius had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Walter Gropius’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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