Walter Gropius

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (18 May 1883 – 5 July 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School,[1] who, along with Alvar Aalto, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modernist architecture. He is a founder of Bauhaus in Weimar (1919).[2] Gropius was also a leading architect of the International Style.[3]

Walter Gropius
Walter Gropius (circa 1919). Photo by Louis Held
Walter Adolph Georg Gropius

(1883-05-18)18 May 1883
Died5 July 1969(1969-07-05) (aged 86)
Spouse(s)Alma Mahler
(m. 1915; div. 1920)
Ise Gropius
(m. 1923)
Children2, including Manon Gropius

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