Tersling, Hans Georg

BORN 7 Dec 1857, Karlebo (near) - DIED 13 Nov 1920, Menton, Alpes-Maritimes
GRAVE LOCATION Menton, Alpes-Maritimes: Cimetiere du Vieux-Château, Chemin de Trabuquet

George Tersling studied in Kopenhagen at the architecture school of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. He graduated in 1879 and moved to France, where he worked for Charles Garnier on the Casino of Monte Carlo. After that he lived in Paris for a while before he settled in the south of France in Menton in 1887.

He built the Grand-Hôtel in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (1890), the Villa Cyrnos in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (1892), the Hôtel Bristol in Beaulieu-sur-Mer (1897-1898), the Villa Masséna in Nice (1899) and the Palais de l'Europe in Menton (1908-1909). When the First World War broke out his wealthy clients had no more commissions for him or couldn't pay their bills anymore. Because he had always spent all the money he earned, he lived in poverty until his death in 1920.


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


Hans-Georg Tersling — Wikipédia

Terwin, Johanna

Published: 15 Oct 2010
Last update: 23 May 2022