Günther Blumentritt (architect)

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Günther Blumentritt (born June 23, 1859 in Apolda ; † June 23, 1941 in Munich ) was a German architect and Bavarian construction officer .


Blumentritt studied in Munich and became a member of the Corps Ratisbonia during his studies in 1882 . He was a student of Friedrich von Thiersch in Munich. The architect was appointed to the secret senior building officer and ministerial advisor. His designs, often created in collaboration with Paul Pfann , can be assigned to historicism . His most important works include the new shooting range of the Royal, Privileged Haupt-Schützengesellschaft Munich from 1406 in Obersendling , the French Consulate General at Möhlstrasse 10 in Bogenhausen , the new town hall in Freising and the east wing of the justice building in Nuremberg . Together with Fritz Koch, he planned the Evangelical Lutheran Parish Church (Church of the Resurrection) in Günzburg, which was built in 1902/03 .

Blumentritt was married to Lina Rückart (born March 24, 1868 in Munich; † November 6, 1928 there). His eldest son Günther Blumentritt was a German officer, most recently a general of the infantry . The second son, Friedrich, was born on September 12, 1895 in Munich, the third son Eugen Otto (born September 15, 1904 in Munich) became an architect like his father and moved to Frankfurt in 1951.

Individual evidence

  1. Life data according to information from the Munich City Archives from June 7, 2019
  2. Kösener Corpslisten 1930, 78 , 43
  3. Nuremberg Guide to the Palace of Justice , accessed on June 14, 2019
  4. ^ Family according to information from the Munich City Archives