Plener, Friedrich

BORN 17 Apr 1798, Dömitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - DIED 8 Aug 1864, Hannover, Niedersachsen
BIRTH NAME Plener, Johann Friedrich Philipp
GRAVE LOCATION Hannover, Niedersachsen: Alter St.-Nikolai-Friedhof, Klagesmarkt

Friedrich Plener was a grandson of the engineer Zacharias Johann Plener, known for his work on the Dömitz fortress. He studied in Göttingen in 1820 and 1821 and worked on the Ems Hase Canal until 1825.

He was involved in railway construction in Hanover and he created plans for the harbour of Harburg near Hamburg that were realised between 1845 and 1849. In 1853 he was knighted and in 1856 he was appointed Chief Builder.


The grave of Johann Friedrich Philipp Plener at the St. Nikolaifriedhof, Hannover.
Picture by Androom (15 Dec 2012)


Friedrich Plener – Wikipedia

Plessis, Marie

Published: 07 Apr 2018
Last update: 15 Mar 2022