may, 2015

4mayAll DayBruno TautBirthday

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04.05.1880

Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
Date of death: 24.12.1938
Place of death: Istanbul, Turkey

Bruno Taut was one of the most important advocates of the “Neues Bauen” (“New Building”). The Nazis called him a “cultural bolshevist”, stripping him of his office at Akademie der Künste in Berlin. The asthmatic left Germany and moved to Turkey. He was buried there in 1938 –as the only foreigner and non-Muslim to date, on the cemetery of honour of the state of Turkey, in Edimekapi, Istanbul.

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