Fritz Leonhardt

Structural engineer, Author

1909 – 1999

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Who was Fritz Leonhardt?

Fritz Leonhardt was a German structural engineer who made major contributions to 20th-century bridge engineering, especially in the development of cable-stayed bridges. His book Bridges: Aesthetics and Design is well known throughout the bridge engineering community.

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Born
Jul 12, 1909
Stuttgart
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Purdue University
  • University of Stuttgart
Employment
  • German Highway Administration
    (1934 - 1954)
  • Leonhardt und Andrä
    (1954 - 1958)
  • University of Stuttgart
    (1958 - 1974)
  • President, University of Stuttgart
    (1967 - 1969)
Lived in
  • Stuttgart
    (1909 - )
Died
Dec 30, 1999
Stuttgart

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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