Eliel Saarinen’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 20, 1873

Death Date

Jul 1, 1950

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death

Brain Tumours

Place of Death

Jul 1, 1950



The architect Eliel Saarinen died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Finnish-American architect who influenced the design of churches and skyscrapers, particularly around his home state of Michigan. He was responsible for the Finnish markka banknotes, the design of which was unveiled in 1922. He was awarded the 1947 AIA Gold Medal.

He was born in Rantasalmi, Finland, spending a part of his childhood near St. Petersburg, Russia, where his father was a clergyman.