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Förster, (Christian Friedrich) Ludwig, Ritter vonlocked

(b Bayreuth, Oct 8, 1799; d Gleichenberg, June 16, 1863).
  • Susanne Kronbichler-Skacha

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Austrian architect, publisher and teacher. In 1818 he went to Vienna to study at the academy. Although Förster pursued an academic career at the academy, as a lecturer (1820–26) and professor of architecture (1842–5), his influence was due mainly to his great ability as a publisher and his untiring work on the urban reorganization of Vienna. In ...

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