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Encyclopedia > Viktor Rumpelmayer

Viktor Rumpelmayer (1830-1885)[1] was a 19th-century Austro-Hungarian architect, whose style was a combination of French and Italian patterns and the Viennese shapes characteristic for his period. He is regarded as one of the most eminent architects of his time.[2] Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Vienna (German: Wien ) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ...


Born in Preßburg, Austria-Hungary (today Bratislava, Slovakia), Rumpelmayer worked not only in his home country, but also in Bulgaria, where he designed and constructed the Neo-Baroque royal palace of Bulgaria (today the National Art Gallery) and Knyaz Alexander Battenberg's summer palace Euxinograd, on the Black Sea coast.[2] Among his works in Austria-Hungary are a number of palaces for well-known members of the nobility, the British embassy in Vienna with Christ Church, the German embassy in Vienna, the Portuguese pavilion at the Paris Exposition, etc.[2] Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and the countrys largest city, with a population of some 450,000. ... The foyer of the Paris Opera, built by Charles Garnier Neo-baroque is a term used to describe artistic creations which display important aspects of Baroque style, but are not from the Baroque period proper. ... The National Art Gallery edifice, the former royal palace of Bulgaria Closer view of the east wing The National Art Gallery (Bulgarian: , Natsionalna hudozhestvena galeriya) is Bulgarias national gallery and houses over 50,000 pieces of Bulgarian art. ... Alexander Joseph of Battenberg (April 5, 1857 - November 17, 1893), the first prince of modern Bulgaria, reigned from April 29, 1879 to September 7, 1886). ... Euxinograd (Bulgarian Cyrillic Евксиноград, also transliterated as Evksinograd or Euxinograde) is a former Bulgarian royal summer palace and park on the Black Sea, 8 km north of Varna, near Kamchia. ... Map of the Black Sea. ... Paris Exposition can refer to The Paris Exposition of 1877 The Paris Exposition or Paris Worlds Fair of 1878, Exposition Universelle (1878) The Paris Exposition of 1889 The Paris Exposition of 1900, Exposition Universelle (1900) ...


References

  1. ^ Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (1957). Österreichisches biographisches Lexikon, 1815-1950 (in German). Graz: Böhlaus. ISBN 3-7001-0187-2.
  2. ^ a b c "Viennese and Czech architects created many of the symbols of Sofia", Demokratsiya, 2001-10-04. Retrieved on 2006-07-25. (in Bulgarian)

 
 

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