Johan Daniel Herholdt, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Johan Daniel Herholdt


Date of Birth: 13-Aug-1818

Place of Birth: Slagelse, Region Zealand, Denmark

Date of Death: 11-Apr-1902

Profession: architect

Nationality: Denmark

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Johan Daniel Herholdt

  • Johan Daniel Herholdt (13 August 1818 – 11 April 1902) was a Danish architect, professor and royal building inspector.
  • He worked in the Historicist style and had a significant influence on Danish architecture during the second half of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.
  • His most famous work is the Copenhagen University Library in Fiolstræde in Copenhagen which heralded a new trend.
  • The strong use of red brick in large-scale cultural and civic buildings was to characterize Danish architecture for several decades.
  • He was a leading proponent of the "national" school in Danish architecture of the period as opposed to Ferdinand Meldahl's and Vilhelm Dahlerup's "European" school.

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