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.

Sources
Hans-Georg Tersling — Wikipédia

Images

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

 


Tetrazzini, Eva

Published: 15 Oct 2010
Last update: 15 Oct 2010