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Albert Kahn

Architect of Detroit Albert Kahn

Profession: Architect of Detroit

United States of America

Why Famous: The foremost American industrial architect of his day, and is sometimes called the architect of Detroit.

Born: March 21, 1869
Birthplace: Rhaunen, Kingdom of Prussia
Star Sign: Aries

Died: December 8, 1942 (aged 73)

Historical Events

  • 1929-05-08 Soviet government¬†contract Albert Kahn Associates architectural firm to design the USSR's 1st tractor plant
  • 1930-01-09 Albert Kahn Associates architectural firm become consulting architects for all industrial construction in the¬†Soviet Union

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