Updated at November 28, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Wang Shu is best known as Architect who has born on November 04, 1963 in China. Currently, Wang Shu is 59 years, 0 months and 24 days old. Wang Shu will celebrate 60th birthday on Saturday, 4th of November 2023. Below the countdown to Wang Shu upcoming birthday.
Award-winning Chinese architect from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. Blended China's traditional aesthetics with contemporary projects. He was known for designing Soochow University's Library of Wenzheng College and the Vertical Courtyard Apartments in Hangzhou.
He began drawing and painting without any formal training in art and also read as many books as he could get his hands on.
He won the 2012 Pritzker Prize, the top honor in the world of architecture and the first Chinese citizen to receive the award. He was also named to Time magazine's most 100 influential people list in 2013.
He was born in Ürümqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in the remote areas of western China. He married fellow architect Lu Wenyu, and in 1997, they founded the Amateur Architecture Studio.
He and I.M. Pei both became internationally renowned China-born architects.
Wang Shu is 59 years old today.
Wang Shu was born on November 04, 1963 in China.
Wang Shu zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Wang Shu was best known as Architect.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Wang Shu's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1962||The United States concludes Operation Fishbowl, its final above-ground nuclear weapons testing series, in anticipation of the 1963 Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.|
|1966||The Arno River floods Florence, Italy, to a maximum depth of 6.7 m (22 ft), leaving thousands homeless and destroying millions of masterpieces of art and rare books. Also Venice was submerged on the same day at its record all-time acqua alta of 194 cm (76 in).|
|1970||Vietnam War: The United States turns over control of the air base at Bình Thủy in the Mekong Delta to South Vietnam.|
|1970||Salvador Allende takes office as President of Chile, the first Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through open elections.|
|1973||The Netherlands experiences the first Car-Free Sunday caused by the 1973 oil crisis. Highways are used only by cyclists and roller skaters.|
|1979||Iran hostage crisis: A group of Iranian college students overruns the U.S. embassy in Tehran and takes 90 hostages.|
|1980||Ronald Reagan is elected the 40th President of The United States, defeating incumbent Jimmy Carter.|
|1993||China Airlines Flight 605, a brand-new 747-400, overruns the runway at Kai Tak Airport.|
|1995||Israel-Palestinian conflict: Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated by an extremist Israeli.|
|2002||Chinese authorities arrest cyber-dissident He Depu for signing a pro-democracy letter to the 16th Communist Party Congress.|
|2008||Barack Obama becomes the first person of biracial or African-American descent to be elected President of the United States.|
|2010||Aero Caribbean Flight 883 crashes into Guasimal, Sancti Spíritus. All 68 passengers and crew are killed.|
|2010||Qantas Flight 32, an Airbus A380, suffers an uncontained engine failure over Indonesia shortly after taking off from Singapore, crippling the jet. The crew manage to safely return to Singapore, saving all 469 passengers and crew.|
|2015||A cargo plane crashes shortly after takeoff from Juba International Airport in Juba, South Sudan, killing 37 people.|
|2015||A building collapses in the Pakistani city of Lahore resulting in at least 45 deaths, and at least 100 injured.|
|1988||The birth of David Mead, Papua New Guinean rugby league player|
|1988||The birth of Dez Bryant, American football player|
|1988||The birth of Nathan Ross, Australian rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Canadian actor|
|1991||The birth of Alon Day, Israeli race car driver|
|1991||The birth of Lesley Kerkhove, Dutch tennis player|
|1992||The birth of Julian Wießmeier, German footballer|
|1992||The birth of Yurii Bieliaiev, Belarusian ice dancer|
|1992||The birth of Hiroki Nakada, Japanese footballer|
|1993||The birth of Elisabeth Seitz, German gymnast|
|1994||The birth of Billy Stanlake, Australian cricketer|
|1996||The birth of Kaitlin Hawayek, American ice dancer|
|1996||The birth of Michael Christian Martinez, Filipino figure skater|
|1996||The birth of John Olive, Australian rugby league player|
|1997||The birth of Bea Binene, Filipina television actress|
|2012||The death of David Resnick, Brazilian-Israeli architect, designed Yad Kennedy (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of John D. Hawk, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1924)|
|2013||The death of Leonid Stolovich, Russian-Estonian philosopher and academic (b. 1929)|
|2013||The death of Ray Willsey, Canadian-American football player and coach (b. 1928)|
|2014||The death of Enrique Olivera, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 2nd Chief of Government of the City of Buenos Aires (b. 1940)|
|2014||The death of George Edgar Slusser, American author and academic (b. 1939)|
|2014||The death of S. Donald Stookey, American physicist and chemist, invented CorningWare (b. 1915)|
|2015||The death of Piotr Domaradzki, Polish-American historian and journalist (b. 1946)|
|2015||The death of René Girard, French-American historian, philosopher, and critic (b. 1923)|
|2015||The death of Károly Horváth, Romanian-Hungarian cellist, flute player, and composer (b. 1950)|
|2015||The death of Lee Robinson, American lawyer and politician (b. 1943)|
|2016||The death of Catherine Davani, first female Papua New Guinean judge (d. 2016)|
|2016||The death of Mansour Pourheidari, Iranian football player and coach (b. 1946)|
|2017||The death of Isabel Granada, Filipino-Spanish actress and singer (b. 1976)|
|2018||The death of Jeremy Heywood, British Civil Servant (b.1961)|
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