Heinrich Wenck

Architect

1851 – 1936

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Who was Heinrich Wenck?

Heinrich Emil Charles Wenck was a Danish architect, known for the numerous railway stations he designed in his capacity of chief architect for the Danish State Railways from 1894 to 1921. During the years Wenck held the post, the railway network in Denmark experienced a strong expansion and he designed around 150 stations of which 15 are listed today. Among these are Copenhagen Central Station and the ├śresund Railway stations which are examples of his National Romantic and Historicist styles. From 1903 he was a titular professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen.

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Born
Mar 10, 1851
Aarhus
Nationality
  • Denmark
Education
  • Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Died
Feb 3, 1936
Charlottenlund

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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