Franz Born is a German painter born in 1881 in Frankfurt. His father, Franz Jakob Bourne, was a sculptor and made the famous fountain in Wiesbaden. He studied painting in Munich in 1904/5 with Professor Fritz Hausmann, and then in Berlin with the famous Louis Corinth. He moved to the Schwalenberg district and is a member of that school of painting. During the First World War he was sent as a soldier to Macedonia where he contracted malaria and died in 1917. He is buried in the German cemetery in Bitola, a monument that is unfortunately forgotten by the Macedonian public.
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