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Jahn, Helmut, 1940-2021

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Personal name headingJahn, Helmut, 1940-2021
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Variant(s)Jahn, Helmut, 1940-
Other standard no.Q77311
Associated countryGermany
United States
LocatedSaint Charles (Ill.)
Birth date1940-01-04
Death date2021-05-08
Place of birthZirndorf (Fürth, Germany)
Place of deathCampton Hills (Ill.)
Field of activityArchitecture
AffiliationMurphy/Jahn (Firm)
Profession or occupationArchitects
Found inPedersen, W. Southwest Center--the Houston competition, 1983: t.p. (Helmut Jahn) p. 77 (president of the Chicago architectural firm of Murphy/Jahn, Inc.; b. 1940)
German architect Helmut Jahn killed in Chicago bike accident, via Daily beast website, May 10, 2021 (Helmut Jahn; killed in an accident Saturday [May 8, 2021] in the Chicago suburb of Campton Hills; German-born architect)
Renowned architect Helmut Jahn killed in bike crash near St. Charles home, via Chicago sun-times website, May 10, 2021 (Helmut Jahn; German architect; died Saturday afternoon [May 8, 2021] in suburban Campton Hills; lived in St. Charles; born near Nuremberg, Germany, and moved to Chicago in 1966 as a graduate student; enrolled at the Illinois Institute of Technology and studied under the modernist pioneer Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)
Wikidata, May 10, 2021 (Helmut Jahn; born 4 January 1940, Zirndorf, Germany; died 8 May 2021, Campton Hills, Illinois)
Union list of artist names, via WWW, May 10, 2021 (Helmut Jahn; Born 4 January 1940. Moved to the United States, 1966. Education: Dip.Ing./Arch. Technische Hochschule, Munich, 1960-1965; Graduate studies, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, under Myron Goldsmith and Fazlur Khan, 1966-1967. Worked with P.C. von Seidlein, Munich, 1965-1966. Joined C.F. Murphy Associates, Chicago, 1967; assistant to Gene R. Summers, 1967-1973; Partner, Director in charge of Planning and Design, and Executive Vice-President, 1973-1981. Principal, from 1981, President, since 1982, and Chief Executive Officer, since 1983, Murphy/Jahn Associates, Chicago. Teacher, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1981; Eliot Noyes Visiting Design Critic, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981; Davenport Visiting Professor of Architectural Design, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1983. American architect)