Ludwig Mies van der Rohe facts for kids
|Ludwig Mies van der Rohe|
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|Name||Ludwig Mies van der Rohe|
|Nationality||German (1886–1944), American (1944–1969)|
|Birth date||March 27, 1886|
|Birth place||Aachen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire|
|Date of death||August 19, 1969(aged 83)|
|Place of death||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Awards||Order Pour le Mérite (1959)
Royal Gold Medal (1959)
AIA Gold Medal (1960)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (1963)
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (born as Maria Ludwig Michael Mies; March 27, 1886, Aachen – August 19, 1969, Chicago) was a German-American architect. He is commonly referred to, and was addressed, as Mies, his surname. Along with Le Corbusier, Alvar Aalto and Frank Lloyd Wright, he is widely regarded as one of the first masters of modern architecture.
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