Johann Dientzenhofer

Architect

1663 – 1726

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Who was Johann Dientzenhofer?

Johann Dientzenhofer was a builder and architect during the Baroque period in Germany.

Johann was born in St. Margarethen near Rosenheim, Bavaria, a member of the famous Dientzenhofer family of German architects, who were among the leading builders in the Bohemian and German Baroque which included his brothers Georg Dientzenhofer, Wolfgang Dientzenhofer, Christoph Dientzenhofer and Leonhard Dientzenhofer, Johann's son Justus Heinrich Dientzenhofer and his nephew Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer. Dientzenhofer died in Bamberg.

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Born
May 25, 1663
Bavaria
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Died
Jul 20, 1726
Bamberg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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