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Hans J. Wegner

Born: 1914 AD
Currently alive, at 101 years of age.
Nationality: Danish
Categories: Furniture Designer

1914 – Born on April 2 in Tønder, Denmark.


         – Trained as a cabinet-maker before attending the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts.


1936 – At the age of 22 he attended the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen, returning later as a tutor.


1938-1942 – He worked as a furniture designer in Arne Jacobsen and Erik Moller´s architectural practice.


1943 – He set up his own office in Gentofte and collaborated with Borge Mogensen.


1959 – The Royal Society of Arts in London made him an Honorary Royal Designers for Industry.