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Walter Gropius
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Born: May 18, 1883

Died: July 5, 1969 (aged 86)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Architect

Bio: Walter Adolph Georg Gropius was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School who, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture.

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