Zsigmond Quittner

Zsigmond Quittner (born as Sigismund Quittner, 13 February 1859 – 25 October 1918) was a Hungarian architect.[1]

Zsigmond Quittner
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Zsigmond Quittner
Born
Sigismund Quittner

(1859-02-13)13 February 1859
Died(1918-10-25)25 October 1918
NationalityHungarian, German
Alma materTU Munich, Munich
OccupationArchitect
BuildingsGresham Palace
Gresham Palace in Budapest
Former Pesti Magyar Kereskedelmi Bank, now interior ministry

CareerEdit

Quittner was born in Pest in 1859. He studied for his degree in Munich and worked in Budapest from 1880.[1] His style is eclectic, a commercial version of the Vienna Secession. He also had an important role in public life, taking part in the city chamber of commerce, National Building Council and was president of the Hungarian Institute of Architects. He died in Vienna in 1918.

Main buildings in BudapestEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Quittner Zsigmond, Hungarian Electronic Library, retrieved 13 May 2012 (in Hungarian)