Ignjat Fischer

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Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jan 19, 1948 (77)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jan 19, 1948 (77)

About

Croatian architect who popularized secession-style building design in his native country. The forestry academy in Mažuranić Square 5, the Ban JelaÄić Square's city savings bank palace, and Arko at Dolac Market are considered to be his master.

Before Fame

He studied architecture in Vienna and Prague. He became a proponent of later modernism, historicism, and modestism after World War I.

Trivia

He designed the Croatian Parliament building in St. Mark's Square, for which he did not receive historical credit until long after his death.

Family Life

He was born into a Croatian Jewish family; his father, Samuel, had gained acclaim as a construction engineer. He and his wife, Helena, had two daughters.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow Croatian architect Hugo Ehrlich.