Leistikow, Walter

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Leistikow, Walter Gender: M
Walther Rudolf Leistikow
born on 25 October 1865 at 10:30 (= 10:30 AM )
Place Bromberg, Poland, 53n08, 18e00
Timezone LMT m18e00 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 02°00' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 04°59 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 10°17'

Walter Leistikow (1893 portrait)


German landscape painter, graphic artist, designer and art critic, who was one of the co-founders of the Deutscher Künstlerbund in 1903.

By 1908, he was dying from the agonizing effects of advanced-stage syphilis. He committed suicide on 24 July 1908, aged 42, by shooting himself while staying at the Sanatorium Hubertus on the Schlachtensee, Berlin.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided baptismal/birth registry entry from German Archives.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : STD/Sexually transmitted (Syphilis)
  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Art : Art critic
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)