Ieoh Ming Pei


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Noun1.Ieoh Ming Pei - United States architect (born in China in 1917)Ieoh Ming Pei - United States architect (born in China in 1917)
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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Ieoh Ming Pei, the son of a prominent banker in China, left his homeland in 1935, moving to the United States and studying architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.
Born in China in 1917, banker's son Ieoh Ming Pei came to the US at 17 to study architecture, receiving an undergraduate degree in the field from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1940.
Born on April 26, 1917 in Guanzhou China, Ieoh Ming Pei is often called the master of modern architecture.