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Paul Sturm (1 April 1859 - 21 December 1936) was a German art nouveau sculptor, medallist and designer.
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Sturm was born in Leipzig, Saxony. He started his education with an apprenticeship as a wood carver. His tertiary education was gained at schools of Fine Art in Munich, Zurich, Lausanne, and Lyon. From 1884 he studied at the Akademie für Graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig.
In 1908 he relocated to Berlin, where he had to accept an early retirement for health reasons in 1919 under difficult post war conditions. From 1919 he lived with his second wife Hedwig Weckwerth, the widow of the medallist Hermann Weckwerth, at Bad Frankenhausen, Thuringia.
Sturm's two marriages were not well fated, and his life ended in the mental hospital in Jena Thuringia on 21 December 1936.
1903: Paul Sturm won the competition for the design of the award medal for the Dresden exhibition (Sächsische Kunstausstellung Dresden).,
1904: He took part in the World Exhibition St Louis in the Room of Leipzig showing his medallions, and plaque medals.,
1906: The King of Saxony awarded him the title Professor.,
From 1908 to 1919 medallist (Staatsmedailleur) at the Berlin State Mint.,