Hugo Ehrlich

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Birthday
31, 1879
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Sep 21, 1936 (57)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1879
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Sep 21, 1936 (57)

About

Croatian architect who took over the design of the Zagreb Stock Exchange in 1924. He was commissioned to restore the Burg Kreuzenstein while working for Humbert Walcher. He embraced eclectic mannerism following World War I.

Before Fame

He studied at the Vienna University of Technology with Carl König, and he was also employed by König's studio. He was hired by the Vienna-based Walcher following his graduation.

Trivia

He taught architecture at the University of Zagreb.

Family Life

He was born to Herman Ehrlich and Marija Eisner, a wealthy entrepreneurial Jewish family. His maternal grandfather was the Rabbi of Zagreb. He had three brothers--Adolf, Ernest, Duro--and one sister, Mira, who became a well-known Croatian painter. His niece was painter Marta Ehrlich.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.