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Walter Gropius Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at June 24, 2024 by BirthdayDBs Team

Walter Gropius Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Walter Gropius Facts

Full NameWalter Gropius
BirthdateMay 18, 1883
Birth PlaceBerlin, Germany
Age (in 2024)141 Years Old
ZodiacTaurus
OccupationArchitect

Walter Gropius Age & Birthday

Walter Gropius is best known as Architect who has born on May 18, 1883 in Berlin, Germany. Currently, Walter Gropius is 141 years, 1 months and 6 days old. Walter Gropius will celebrate 142nd birthday on Sunday, 18th of May 2025. Below the countdown to Walter Gropius upcoming birthday.

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Walter Gropius Biography

About

Founder of the Bauhaus school and pioneer of the Modernist movement in architecture. Designed Cologne's Werkbund Exhibition in 1914. Helped establish The Architects' Collaborative in Cambridge.

Before Fame

He couldn't draw, so he hired an assistant in school to do homework for him. He was hired by Peter Behrens' firm in 1908, where he worked with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Dietrich Marcks.

Trivia

His work included the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece, and the MetLife Building in New York City.

Family Life

He was born the third child of architect Walter Adolph Gropius and Manon Auguste Pauline Scharnweber. He married Alma Mahler, who was Gustav Mahler's widow; they divorced in 1920.

Associated With

He and Le Corbusier were two of the key influences on modern architecture; they both worked for Behrens at the same time.

Top Asked Questions about Walter Gropius

How old is Walter Gropius in 2024?

Walter Gropius is 141 years old today.

When was Walter Gropius born?

Walter Gropius was born on May 18, 1883 in Berlin, Germany.

What is Walter Gropius zodiac sign?

Walter Gropius zodiac sign is Taurus.

What was Walter Gropius best known for?

Walter Gropius was best known as Architect.

Fun Facts about Walter Gropius's Birthday

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

  • Walter Gropius was born on Friday, 138th day / 20th week of 1883
  • Walter Gropius has Taurus zodiac sign and Earth element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Walter Gropius birthday is XVIII.V.MDCCCLXXXIII
  • Walter Gropius's birthstone is Emerald
  • Walter Gropius's birth flower is Hawthorn that symbolize happiness, humility & sweetness
  • Walter Gropius age in year is 141 years old
  • Walter Gropius age in month is 1693 months old
  • Walter Gropius age in day is 51537 days old
  • Walter Gropius age in hour is 1236888 hours old
  • Walter Gropius age in minute is 74213280 minutes old
  • Walter Gropius age in second is 4452796800 seconds old
  • Next Walter Gropius birthday is on Sunday, May 18th 2025
  • Walter Gropius age in next birthday (2025) is 142 years old

Historical Events on Walter Gropius Birthday (May 18)

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

YearEvent
1973Aeroflot Flight 109 is hijacked mid-flight and the aircraft is subsequently destroyed when the hijacker's bomb explodes, killing all 82 people on board.
1974Nuclear weapons testing: Under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.
1977Likud party wins the 1977 Israeli legislative election, with Menachem Begin, its founder, as the sixth Prime Minister of Israel.
1980Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.
1980Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations calling for democratic reforms.
1990In France, a modified TGV train achieves a new rail world speed record of 515.3 km/h (320.2 mph).
1991Northern Somalia declares independence from the rest of Somalia as the Republic of Somaliland.
1993Riots in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, caused by the approval of the four Danish exceptions in the Maastricht Treaty referendum. Police open fire against civilians for the first time since World War II and injure 11 demonstrators.
1994Israeli troops finish withdrawing from the Gaza Strip, ceding the area to the Palestinian National Authority to govern.
2005A second photo from the Hubble Space Telescope confirms that Pluto has two additional moons, Nix and Hydra.
2006The post Loktantra Andolan government passes a landmark bill curtailing the power of the monarchy and making Nepal a secular country.
2009The LTTE are defeated by the Sri Lankan government, ending almost 26 years of fighting between the two sides.
2015At least 78 people die in a landslide caused by heavy rains in the Colombian town of Salgar.
2018A school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas kills ten people.
2019United States presidential election: Joe Biden announces his presidential campaign.
1986The birth of Kevin Anderson, South African tennis player
1988The birth of Taeyang, South Korean singer
1990The birth of Dimitri Daeseleire, Belgian footballer
1990The birth of Yuya Osako, Japanese footballer
1990The birth of Josh Starling, Australian rugby league player
1992The birth of Adwoa Aboah, British fashion model
1993The birth of Stuart Percy, Canadian ice hockey player
1993The birth of Jessica Watson, Australian sailor
1998The birth of Polina Edmunds, American figure skater
1999The birth of Laura Omloop, Belgian singer-songwriter
2000The birth of Ryan Sessegnon, English footballer
2000The birth of Steven Sessegnon, English footballer
2001The birth of Emma Navarro, American tennis player
2002The birth of Alina Zagitova, Russian figure skater
2009The birth of Hala Finley, American actress
2014The death of Dobrica Ćosić, Serbian politician, 1st President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (b. 1921)
2014The death of Hans-Peter Dürr, German physicist and academic (b. 1929)
2014The death of Kaiketsu Masateru, Japanese sumo wrestler (b. 1948)
2014The death of Chukwuedu Nwokolo, Nigerian physician and academic (b. 1921)
2014The death of Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut (b. 1946)
2015The death of Halldór Ásgrímsson, Icelandic accountant and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Iceland (b. 1947)
2015The death of Raymond Gosling, English physicist and academic (b. 1926)
2015The death of Jean-François Théodore, French businessman (b. 1946)
2017The death of Roger Ailes, American businessman (b. 1940)
2017The death of Jacque Fresco, American engineer and academic (b. 1916)
2017The death of Chris Cornell, American singer (b. 1964)
2019The death of Austin Eubanks, American addiction recovery advocate, survivor of the Columbine shooting (b. 1981)
2020The death of Ken Osmond, American actor and police officer (b. 1943)
2021The death of Charles Grodin, American actor and talk show host (b. 1935)
2021The death of Yolanda Tortolero, Venezuelan politician

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