Tersling, Georges

ARCHITECT (DENMARK)
BORN 7 Dec 1857, Karlebo (near) - DIED 13 Nov 1920, Menton, Alpes-Maritimes
REAL NAME Tersling, Hans-Georg
GRAVE LOCATION Menton, Alpes-Maritimes: Cimetiere du Vieux-Château, Chemin de Trabuquet

George Tersling studied in Kopenhagen at the Royal Academy of Architecture. He graduated in 1879 and moved to Menton in France in 1887.

He built the Grand-Hôtel in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (1891), the Hôtel Bristol in Beaulieu-sur-Mer (1897-1898) and the Palais de l'Europe in Menton (1908-1909). After the outbreak of the First World War he received no more commissions. Because he had always spent the money he earned he died in poverty in 1920.

Images

The grave of Georges Tersling at the Cimetière du Vieux-Château, Menton.
Picture by Androom (01 Dec 2008)

 

Sources
Hans-Georg Tersling — Wikipédia


Tetrazzini, Eva

Published: 15 Oct 2010
Last update: 15 Oct 2010