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Gottfried Böhm
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Gottfried Böhm in 2015
Born (1920-01-23)January 23, 1920
Died June 9, 2021(2021-06-09) (aged 101)
Occupation Architect

Gottfried Böhm (January 23, 1920 – June 9, 2021) was a German architect. In 1986, he became the first German architect to be honored with a Pritzker Prize.

Böhm turned 100 in January 2020. He died on June 9, 2021 in Cologne at the age of 101.

Famous buildings

  • St. Columba Church, in Cologne, Germany (1947-1950)
  • Pilgrimage Church, in Neviges, Germany (1968-1972)
  • Christi Auferstehung (Church of Resurrection), in Cologne (1968-1970)
  • Bensburg Town Hall, Germany (1964-1969)


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