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Schinkel, Karl Friedrichlocked

(b Neuruppin, Mark Brandenburg, March 13, 1781; d Berlin, Oct 9, 1841).
  • Rand Carter

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German architect, painter and stage designer. He was the greatest architect in 19th-century Germany, and his most important surviving buildings in Berlin (seeBerlin, §I, 3) and Potsdam (seePotsdam, §1) show his sense of German idealism and technical mastery. He became Geheimer Oberlandesbaudirektor of the Prussian state and influenced many architects in Germany and abroad....

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