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Friday01 August 2014

Oscar Niemeyer hospitalised in Brazil

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104 year-old architect suffering from dehydration

Oscar Niemeyer

Architect Oscar Niemeyer has been hospitalized in Rio de Janeiro.

The 104 year-old Brazilian is reported to be in stable condition in the city’s Hospital Samaritano.

His doctor Fernando Gjorup said Niemeyer is “fine” but suffering from dehydration.

“He entered the hospital complaining of nausea, but little else. He’s on a saline drip, that’s all,” Gjorup told the Associated Press.

It is not known when Niemeyer, who was hospitalised earlier this year to treat a bout of pneumonia and dehydration, will return home.

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  • Get well Oscar

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  • God Almighty bless Sir Oscar Niemeyer with a sound health that he has been one of the greatest inspiring souls for architects around the world by his greatest services towards revolutionizing art and architecture in the modern age that we live in.

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