Gutzon Borglum

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Birthday
25, 1867
Birthplace
Idaho
Death Date
Mar 6, 1941 (73)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1867
Birthplace
Idaho
Death Date
Mar 6, 1941 (73)

About

Danish-American artist and sculptor most famous for creating the presidents' heads at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.

Before Fame

He apprenticed in a machine shop and then graduated from Creighton Preparatory School.

Trivia

He's mentioned in the film National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets.

Family Life

He married Mary Montgomery Williams Borglum in 1909.

Associated With

He trained at the Académie Julian and was influenced by Auguste Rodin .