Guillermo Kahlo

Born Oct 26, 1871
Hometown Pforzheim
Died Apr 14, 1941
Other Names Carl Wilhelm Kahlo

Carl Wilhelm Kahlo was a German-Mexican photographer and father of artist Frida Kahlo, who painted his portrait. Kahlo was born in Pforzheim, Grand Duchy of Baden, German Empire, the son of jeweller Jakob Heinrich Kahlo and Henriette Kaufmann. Frida Kahlo maintained that he was of Hungarian Jewish descent.… Read More

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1871 Birth Born in 1871.


1891 20 Years Old His father paid him to travel to Mexico in 1891 as he did not get on with his stepmother. … Read More
1895 24 Years Old He married Maria Cardena in 1895. … Read More


1901 30 Years Old In 1901 he set up a photographic studio, working for El Mundo Ilustrado and Semanario Ilustrado. … Read More


1941 70 Years Old Died in 1941.
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