BORN 22 Mar 1808, Darmstadt, Hessen - DIED 31 Mar 1868, München, Bayern|
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (38-13-24)
Ludwig Lange studied with Georg August Lerch and from 1826 to 1830 he worked for Georg Moller (1784-1852). From 1830 to 1834 Carl Rottmann was his teacher in Munich. He travelled with him to Greece.
In 1835 he was appointed drawing master at the new Royal Gymnasium in Athens. King Otto I also apppointed him Building Master. In 1838 he returned to Munich and he travelled through Germany to study. In 1847 he held an engagement of Professor of Building at the Royal Academy of Arts in Munich.
The Royal Villa at Berchtesgaden and the Museum für Bildende Künste in Leipzig were built according to his designs. Among his pupils were his son Emil von Lange and Albert Schmidt (1841-1913).