• Born date: 1887-10-06
  • Born in: Switzerland
  • Death date: 1965-08-27
  • Death in: Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
Le Corbusier

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, better known as Le Corbusier (French: [lə kɔʁbyzje]; October 6, 1887 – August 27, 1965), was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture. He was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in 1930.