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I. M. Pei

AKA Ieoh Ming Pei

Born: 26-Apr-1917
Birthplace: Canton, Guangdong, China
Died: 15-May-2019
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Buddhist
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Architect

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Designed Louvre's glass pyramid

Father: Tsu Yee Pei
Mother: Lien Kwun Chwong
Wife: Eileen Loo (m. 1942, d. 20-Jun-2014, three sons, one daughter)
Son: T'ing Chung (urban planner, b. 1946, d. 2003)
Son: Chien Chung (architect, b. 1946)
Son: Li Chung (architect, b. 1949)
Daughter: Liane (b. 1960)

    University: St. Paul's College, Hong Kong
    University: University of Pennsylvania (briefly)
    University: BA Architecture, MIT (1940)
    University: MA Architecture, Harvard University (1946)
    Assistant Professor: Graduate School of Design, Harvard University (1945-48)

    Committee of 100 Co-Founder
    John Kerry for President
    National Academy of Design
    Pritzker Prize 1983
    French Legion of Honor 1987
    National Medal of Arts 1988
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000
    Naturalized US Citizen 1954
    Chinese Ancestry

    My Architect: A Son's Journey (13-Apr-2003) · Himself

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