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Ove Arup

Born: 16-Apr-1895
Birthplace: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Died: 5-Feb-1988
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Engineer

Nationality: Denmark
Executive summary: Danish civil engineer

Managed a firm of consulting engineers, Ove Arup and Partners, founded 1946. Employed on such projects as the Sydney Opera House, the Penguin Pool at London Zoo, and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.

Father: (Danish consul)
Wife: (two daughters, one son)

    High School: Soro Academy, Denmark (1913)
    University: Philosophy and mathematics, University of Copenhagen
    University: Engineering, Royal Technical College, Copenhagen (1922)

    Commander of the British Empire 1953
    Knight of the British Empire 1971
    Danish Ancestry

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