Ferdynand Liebling


9 Sivan 5781

Architect Ferdynand Liebling, may he rest in peace, was born on 20 May 1877 in Kraków. He graduated from the Industrial School in the same city, which he attended from 1892 to 1896. In the academic year 1903/04 he worked as an assistant in the construction department in the school he had attended. His most famous works include the buildings on ul. Starowiślna 32 (shown below from Wikimedia Commons), Wielopole 9, Dietla 25 and 27, the restructuring of the Jewish hospital on Skawinska 8, Kordeckiego 3 and 5, the restructuring of the Tempel Synagogue and the house of mutual support on ul. Szpitalna 24 and together with Jozua Oberleder the building on Stanisława 12.

He was murdered by Germans on 1942, may the name of the criminals be blotted from memory.

Adaptation, Translation Dr. D. Cohen