Peder Vilhelm Jensen|Klint | Architect

Peder Vilhelm Jensen|Klint | Architect

Name Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint
Profession Architect
Date of Birth 1853-06-21
Place of Birth Mrielyst,
Denmark
Age 77 yrs
Death Date 1930-12-01
Birth Sign Cancer

About Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint

Designed Grundtvig’s Church in Copenhagen, which was known for its Expressionist style as reflected in its adherence to Scandinavian Gothic tradition.

Early Life Experience of Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint

He earned a building-engineer degree from the College of Advanced Technology in 1870. He was taught by the famed Johan Daniel Herholdt, whose design of the Copenhagen University Library had a great impact on him. He was forced to teach mathematics in order to pay the bills, despite wanting to be an artist.

Trivia Info

He gained some recognition after designing a friend’s villa in Hellerup, sparking a demand for his services; this was followed by a commission from Danish composer Thorvald Aagaard.

Family Life and Relationship

His son, Kaare Klint, was also an architect and completed Grundtvig’s Church after the passing of his father.

Close Associates

He was born in the same country as model Helena Christensen.

Peder Vilhelm Jensen|Klint

Peder Vilhelm Jensen|Klint

Name Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint
Profession Architect
Date of Birth 1853-06-21
Place of Birth Mrielyst,
Denmark
Age 77 yrs
Death Date 1930-12-01
Birth Sign Cancer

About Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint

Designed Grundtvig’s Church in Copenhagen, which was known for its Expressionist style as reflected in its adherence to Scandinavian Gothic tradition.

Early Life Experience of Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint

He earned a building-engineer degree from the College of Advanced Technology in 1870. He was taught by the famed Johan Daniel Herholdt, whose design of the Copenhagen University Library had a great impact on him. He was forced to teach mathematics in order to pay the bills, despite wanting to be an artist.

Trivia Info

He gained some recognition after designing a friend’s villa in Hellerup, sparking a demand for his services; this was followed by a commission from Danish composer Thorvald Aagaard.

Family Life and Relationship

His son, Kaare Klint, was also an architect and completed Grundtvig’s Church after the passing of his father.

Close Associates

He was born in the same country as model Helena Christensen.