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Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi

Frédéric Auguste BartholdiBorn: 2-Aug-1834
Birthplace: Colmar, Alsace, France
Died: 4-Oct-1904
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sculptor

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Statue of Liberty

Military service: French Army (Franco-Prussian War)

Father: Jean Charles Bartholdi (b. 1791, d. 1836)
Mother: Augusta Charlotte Beysser (b. 1801, d. 1891)
Brother: Jean-Charles
Wife: Jeanne-Emilie Baheux Puysieux (m. 15-Dec-1875)

    High School: Lycee Louis-le-Grand (1852)
    Conservatory: École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts

    Freemasonry 1875
    French Legion of Honor 1886

Selected statuary:
Marquis de Lafayette, Manhattan (1876)
Bartholdi Fountain, Washington, DC (1878)
The Lion of Belfort (1880)
Statue of Liberty (1886)
Fontaine Bartholdi, Lyon, France (1892)
Lafayette and Washington Monument, Paris (1895)


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