Erich Jacoby

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Birthday
16, 1885
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Dec 10, 1941 (56)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1885
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Dec 10, 1941 (56)

About

Estonian architect who was prominent during the first half of the 20th century. He was known to employ the expressionist, art nouveau, and functionalist styles.

Before Fame

He was educated at the Leibniz University of Hannover from 1905 until 1907 and graduated from the Riga Technical University in 1913.

Trivia

He designed a number of buildings in Tallinn that were influenced by the expressionism and art nouveau movements.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Tallinn, Estonia, in a family of Baltic German ancestry. He relocated to Germany in 1939.

Associated With

He hailed from the same country as fellow architect Peep Janes.