Ahrends, Bruno

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Ahrends, Bruno Gender: M
Bruno Arons
born on 9 April 1878 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone LMT m13e21 (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 19°13' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 01°49 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 09°47'

Bruno Ahrends ("Weiße Stadt," 1929-1931)
photo: Doris Antony, Berlin, license gfdl


German architect, internationally known as a representative of Berlin Modernism Housing Estates before World War I and during the Weimar Republic (1910s to 1930s). Most of his creations today are under Cultural heritage management, some are part of a World Heritage Site.

Ahrends was able to work until 1935, when the Nazi government ordered a general professional disqualification through Berufsverbot for Jews and others. In 1936 he fled to Italy. From there he made it to Britain in 1939, where he lived without a job in poor conditions. After World War II he emigrated to South Africa, where hHe died soon after his arrival, on 24 July 1948, aged 70.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin archives.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Internationally known architect)