Mar 1781 - NEURUPPIN, MARGRAVIATE of BRANDENBURG / Karl Friedrich Schinkel was born the 13th. He was a Prussian architect, urbanist, an exquisite draftsman and painter who also worked on furniture and stage sets. Becoming a prominent architect in Germany, he designed both neoclassical and neogothic buildings in Berlin. He managed to exploit rare and emotiv atmospheres of solitude and peace. Detached from dry academicism and programatic lines, he expressed a vivid Neoclassical world, direct extension of the Renaissance philosophy.