Friedensreich Hundertwasser’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 15, 1928

Death Date

February 19, 2000

Age of Death

71 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure



The architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

New Zealand artist and architect known for his use of vibrant colors. He created designs for flags, postage stamps, and clothing, and also designed facades for buildings.

He and and his mother, Elsa, posed as Christians during World War II to escape the Nazis. He was married twice–to Herta Leitner and Yuko Ikewada–and had one daughter.



“The straight line is ungodly.” (Friedensreich Hundertwasser)


“Just carrying a ruler with you in your pocket should be forbidden, at least on a moral basis. The ruler is the symbol of the new illiteracy. The ruler is the symptom of the new disease, disintegration of our civilisation.” (Friedensreich Hundertwasser)


“Everyone should be able to build, and as long as this freedom to build does not exist, the present-day planned architecture cannot be considered art at all.” (Friedensreich Hundertwasser)


“When we dream alone it is only a dream, but when many dream together it is the beginning of a new reality.” (Friedensreich Hundertwasser)