Frank Lloyd Wright

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Profession: Architect

United States of America

Biography: Recognized by the American Institute of Architects as the greatest American architect of all time, designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 532 works.

Born: June 8, 1867
Birthplace: Richland Center, Wisconsin, USA
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: April 9, 1959 (aged 91)
Cause of Death: Surgical complications

Married Life

Historical Events

  • 1914-08-15 Taliesian Massacre (Spring Green, Wisconsin): Julian Carlton, a disgruntled employee, kills architect Frank Lloyd Wright's mistress Martha Borthwick, her 2 children, and 4 others with a hatchet and burns the architect's home to the ground while Wright is away on business
  • 1959-10-21 Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in New York
  • 1963-10-29 Edgar Kaufmann Jr. deeds his family property Fallingwater (1935), designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

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