Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach

Sculptor and architect from Austria (1656-1723)

Date of Birth: 20-Jul-1656

Place of Birth: Graz, Styria, Austria

Date of Death: 05-Apr-1723

Profession: architect, urban planner, sculptor

Nationality: Austria, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Show Famous Birthdays Today, World

👉 Worldwide Celebrity Birthdays Today

About Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach

  • Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (20 July 1656 – 5 April 1723) was an Austrian architect, sculptor, and architectural historian whose Baroque architecture profoundly influenced and shaped the tastes of the Habsburg Empire.
  • His influential book A Plan of Civil and Historical Architecture (1721) was one of the first and most popular comparative studies of world architecture.
  • His major works include Schönbrunn Palace, Karlskirche, and the Austrian National Library in Vienna, and Schloss Klessheim, Holy Trinity Church, and the Kollegienkirche in Salzburg.

Read more at Wikipedia