Levy, Ludwig

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Levy, Ludwig Gender: M
born on 18 April 1854 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Landau/Pfalz, Germany, 49n1150, 8e0648
Timezone LMT m8e0648 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 27°46' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 03°03 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 21°06'

Ludwig Levy (in 1886)


German-Jewish architect and professor. In 1882 he opened his own architectural firm in Kaiserslautern. From 1886 he held a teaching position at the Baugewerkschule Karlsruhe, and from 1902 he worked in the Ministry of the Interior as an inspector. He died on November 30, 1907.

His widow Flora was deported in 1940 from Karlsruhe to Gurs, and then in the Summer of 1942 to Theresienstadt. She died on 23 April 1943 at the age of 74. Their two children were by this time dead. Ludwig Levy's home in Karlsruhe was confiscated then destroyed in the Second World War. Levy's work included plans for synagogues, apartment buildings and clubhouses.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth record at Wikimedia Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Geburtsurkunde_Architekt_Ludwig_Levy_-_Geburtsregister_Nr_57-1854_Ludwig_Levy_780.jpg?uselang=en-gb


  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher