Ybl, Miklós

BORN 6 Apr 1814, Székesfehérvár - DIED 22 Jan 1891, Budapest
GRAVE LOCATION Budapest: Kerepesi cemetery (34/1-1-1)

Miklós Ybl studied at the Politechnikum in Vienna. He worked as an assistant to Mihály Pollack (1773-1855) and from 1836 to 1840 he worked in th office of Henrik Koch. After this he went to Munich and Italy to study.

He was the architect of renaissance buildings in Budapest like the Opera House, the Custom House and the Basilique of St. Stephan. He was also responsible for enlargements to the Castle of Buda. His statue can be found in Budapest at the square that was named after him.


Miklós Ybl's tomb at the Kerepesi cemetery, Budapest.
Picture by Androom (29 Jan 2001)


• Vórnai, Péter, Budapest Guide, Tourism Office of Budapest, 1999
MiklĂłs Ybl - Wikipedia

Yeats, Jack Butler

Published: 01 Jan 2006
Last update: 25 Apr 2022