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I. M. Pei Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at February 4, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

I. M. Pei Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

I. M. Pei Facts

Full NameI. M. Pei
BirthdateApril 26, 1917
Birth PlaceGuangzhou, China
Age (in 2023)105 Years Old
ZodiacTaurus
OccupationArchitect

I. M. Pei Age & Birthday

I. M. Pei is best known as Architect who has born on April 26, 1917 in Guangzhou, China. Currently, I. M. Pei is 105 years, 9 months and 8 days old. I. M. Pei will celebrate 106th birthday on Wednesday, 26th of April 2023. Below the countdown to I. M. Pei upcoming birthday.

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I. M. Pei Biography

About

Chinese-American architect of sleek 20th century buildings. He was inspired by the gardens of Suzhou and was considered to be the Master of Modern Architecture. He was also controversial, especially after he designed a glass-and-steel pyramid for Paris' Musée du Louvre in the early 1980s. 

Before Fame

He went to a school in Shanghai that allowed students only one-half of a day a month of free time. He studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Harvard Graduate School of Design after relocating to the United States in 1935. 

Trivia

He founded I.M. Pei & Associates in 1955 after working for seven years under notable New York real estate magnate William Zeckendorf; his organization would become known as I.M. Pei & Partners in 1966, then Pei Cobb Freed & Partners in 1989.

Family Life

He and Eileen Loo were married in 1939; she was his introduction to the GSD community. He fathered four children with her, including future architects Chien Chung Pei and Li Chung Pei.

Associated With

He became friends with Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer, both famed Bauhaus architects.

Top Asked Questions about I. M. Pei

How old is I. M. Pei in 2023?

I. M. Pei is 105 years old today.

When was I. M. Pei born?

I. M. Pei was born on April 26, 1917 in Guangzhou, China.

What is I. M. Pei zodiac sign?

I. M. Pei zodiac sign is Taurus.

What was I. M. Pei best known for?

I. M. Pei was best known as Architect.

Fun Facts about I. M. Pei's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about I. M. Pei's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • I. M. Pei was born on Thursday, 116th day / 17th week of 1917
  • I. M. Pei has Taurus zodiac sign and Earth element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of I. M. Pei birthday is XXVI.IV.MCMXVII
  • I. M. Pei's birthstone is Diamond
  • I. M. Pei's birth flower is Sweet pea that symbolize egard, youth & purity
  • I. M. Pei age in year is 105 years old
  • I. M. Pei age in month is 1269 months old
  • I. M. Pei age in day is 38635 days old
  • I. M. Pei age in hour is 927240 hours old
  • I. M. Pei age in minute is 55634400 minutes old
  • I. M. Pei age in second is 3338064000 seconds old
  • Next I. M. Pei birthday is on Friday, April 26th 2024
  • I. M. Pei age in next birthday (2024) is 106 years old

Historical Events on I. M. Pei Birthday (April 26)

Below are historical events that coincided with I. M. Pei's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1963In Libya, amendments to the constitution transform Libya (United Kingdom of Libya) into one national unity (Kingdom of Libya) and allows for female participation in elections.
1964Tanganyika and Zanzibar merge to form Tanzania.
1966The magnitude 5.1 Tashkent earthquake affects the largest city in Soviet Central Asia with a maximum MSK intensity of VII (Very strong). Tashkent is mostly destroyed and 15-200 are killed.
1966A new government is formed in the Republic of the Congo, led by Ambroise Noumazalaye.
1970The Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization enters into force.
1981Dr. Michael R. Harrison of the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center performs the world's first human open fetal surgery.
1982Fifty-seven people are killed by former police officer Woo Bum-kon in a shooting spree in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
1986A nuclear reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), creating the world's worst nuclear disaster.
1989The deadliest known tornado strikes Central Bangladesh, killing upwards of 1,300, injuring 12,000, and leaving as many as 80,000 homeless.
1989People's Daily publishes the April 26 Editorial which inflames the nascent Tiananmen Square protests.
1991Seventy tornadoes break out in the central United States. Before the outbreak's end, Andover, Kansas, would record the year's only F5 tornado.
1994China Airlines Flight 140 crashes at Nagoya Airport in Japan, killing 264 of the 271 people on board.
2002Robert Steinhäuser kills 16 at Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt, Germany before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot.
2005Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country (Syrian occupation of Lebanon).
2018American comedian Bill Cosby is found guilty of sexual assault.
1988The birth of Ben Spina, Australian rugby league player
1988The birth of Manuel Viniegra, Mexican footballer
1988The birth of Gareth Evans, English footballer
1989The birth of Melvin Ingram, American football player
1990The birth of Mitch Rein, Australian rugby league player
1990The birth of Nevin Spence, Northern Irish rugby player (d. 2012)
1991The birth of Lazaros Fotias, Greek footballer
1991The birth of Peter Handscomb, Australian Cricketer
1991The birth of Will Heard, British singer and songwriter
1991The birth of Isaac Liu, New Zealand rugby league player
1991The birth of Ignacio Lores Varela, Uruguayan footballer
1991The birth of Srdjan Pejicic, Canadian/Bosnian basketball player
1991The birth of Wojciech Pszczolarski, Polish bicycle racer
1992The birth of Aaron Judge, American baseball player
1994The birth of Daniil Kvyat, Russian race car driver
2005The death of Augusto Roa Bastos, Paraguayan journalist, author, and academic (b. 1917)
2007The death of Jack Valenti, American businessman, created the MPAA film rating system (b. 1921)
2009The death of Hans Holzer, Austrian-American paranormal investigator and author (b. 1920)
2010The death of Mariam A. Aleem, Egyptian graphic designer and academic (b. 1930)
2010The death of Urs Felber, Swiss engineer and businessman (b. 1942)
2011The death of Phoebe Snow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)
2012The death of Terence Spinks, English boxer and trainer (b. 1938)
2013The death of Jacqueline Brookes, American actress and educator (b. 1930)
2013The death of George Jones, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1931)
2014The death of Gerald Guralnik, American physicist and academic (b. 1936)
2014The death of Paul Robeson, Jr., American historian and author (b. 1927)
2015The death of Jayne Meadows, American actress (b. 1919)
2015The death of Marcel Pronovost, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1930)
2016The death of Harry Wu, Chinese human rights activist (b. 1937)
2017The death of Jonathan Demme, American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter (b. 1944)

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