Hermann Eggert

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Observatory in Strasbourg

Hermann Eggert (born January 3, 1844 in Burg (near Magdeburg) , † March 12, 1920 in Weimar , full name Georg Peter Hermann Eggert ) was a German architect and Prussian construction clerk .


Eggert studied with Heinrich Strack at the Berlin Building Academy . Early on, he won awards for some designs, but they were never executed. From 1875 to 1889 he worked as a university architect in Strasbourg . From 1889 to 1898 he worked in the Prussian Ministry of Public Works in Berlin, most recently dubbed the Privy Building Councilor , and was mainly entrusted with the realization of sacred buildings . After 1898 he worked independently and had his own office in Hanover .

Eggert was a member of the Fine Arts section of the Prussian Academy of Arts in Berlin from 1896 until his death .

In 2009, part of Camberger Strasse in Frankfurt-Gallusviertel was renamed Hermann-Eggert-Strasse .

Buildings and designs (selection)


Web links

Commons : Hermann Eggert  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Fine arts - members: Hermann Eggert on the ADK website.
  2. ^ Godehard Hoffmann: Architecture for the Nation? Cologne, 2000, p. 160 ff.