Le Corbusier
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Born: October 6, 1887

Died: August 27, 1965 (aged 77)

Nationality: Swiss

Occupation: Architect

Bio: Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier, was an architect, designer, urbanist,and writer, famous for being one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in 1930. His career spanned five decades, with his buildings constructed throughout Europe, India and America.

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