Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann
architect; b. 1662; d. January 17, 1736.
Pöppelmann held the offices of Baukondukteur (1696), Landbaumeister (l705), and Oberlandbaumeister (1718) in Dresden, Saxony. In 1711 he began the famous baroque palace called the Zwinger (Dresden). He built also the Schloss Moritzburg near Dresden (1722-1730) and the old Holländische Palast (1715- 1717), which was transformed by Von Bodt and is now called the Japanische Palast (Dresden). Pöppelmann built numerous fine residences.