Stüler, Friedrich August

ARCHITECT (GERMANY)
BORN 28 Jan 1800, Mühlhausen, Thuringen: Haus Bei der Marienkirche 9 - DIED 18 Mar 1865, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Dorotheenstädtischen Friedhof (CAL (Ehrengrab, CAL-1L.71/72))

F.A. Stüler was educated at the Academy of Art and at the University of Berlin. He worked for and learnt from Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1827-1829) and travelled through France, Italy, Switserland and Holland. He held several official positions and in 1843 he became Architect of the King (Friedrich Wilhelm IV). Between 1851 and 1858 he was Hofbaumeister in Schwerin. In 1858/1859 he travelled with the king to Italy. He died suddenly in 1865.

Among his work are the Neues Museum in Berlin (1843-1855), the stock exchange in Frankfurt am Main (1844), the gardens of Sanssouci in Potsdam, the University of Königsberg, Burg Hohenzollern (1850-1867), Schwerin castle (1851), the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum in Cologne (1855-1861), the Rubenow-Denkmal in Greifswald (1856), the Kirche am Stölpchensee, Berlin-Zehlendorf (1858-1859) and the Neue Synagoge in Berlib (1859-1866). He was also the author of several books.

His grave at the Dorotheenstädtischen Friedhof in Berlin was destroyed in 1945. In 1996 a new monument was erected.

Related persons
• was pupil to Schinkel, Karl Friedrich
• has a connection with Strack, Johann Heinrich

Sources
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909

Images

The grave of Friedrich August Stüler at the Dorotheenstädtischen Friedhof, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (21 Jan 2004)

 


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