Herman Teodor Holmgren

Architect, Deceased Person

1842 – 1914

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Who was Herman Teodor Holmgren?

Herman Teodor Holmgren was a Swedish architect.

Born in Östad in Älvsborg County, Holmgren studied at the architecture school of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts 1863-1871, traveled on a scholarship from the Academy to Germany, France and Italy. He was employed as an architect in the First Surveyor's Office from 1871 and was appointed surveyor for the Crown buildings in Stockholm in 1897. He became a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in 1887. He died 1914 in Stockholm.

Holmgren's most important work is the University Hall of Uppsala University, but he has also designed the building for the Sundsvalls enskilda bank, the County Governor's residence in Jönköping, the County Administration buildings in Falun and Luleå and the deaf-mute schools in Härnösand, Gävle and Växjö.

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Mar 31, 1842
May 24, 1914

on July 23, 2013


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