Kampf, Arthur

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Kampf, Arthur Gender: M
born on 28 September 1864 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Aachen, Germany, 50n47, 6e05
Timezone LMT m6e05 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 05°42' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 10°09 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 21°40'


German history painter. He is associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting.

After completing his education he became a professor at the Kunstakademie and taught there until 1889, when he moved to Berlin. There he continued to teach at the local Kunstakademie.

From 1915 to 1924 he was president of the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Berlin. He also became a member of the Prussian Academy of Arts.

Kampf joined the Nazi Party soon after the Nazis seized power. In 1939's "Great German Art Exhibition" (Große Deutsche Kunstausstellung) at the Haus der Kunst in Munich, he was represented by numerous works. In 1939 he received the Adlerschild des Deutschen Reiches with the inscription "To the German painter" (Dem deutschen Maler).

In 1944, Kampf was one of 24 artists, architects, authors, composers, actors, and singers added to the "Special list" of the Gottbegnadeten list, meaning he was considered absolutely indispensable.

He died 8 February 1950.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • has other family relationship with Frenz, Alexander (born 13 October 1861). Notes: Siblings-in-law

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 4


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist