Friedländer, Amalie

(GERMANY)
BORN 8 May 1800 - DIED 9 Jun 1838
REAL NAME Heine, Amalie
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Dreifaltigkeitskirchhof II, Bergmanstrasse, Kreuzberg (Südmauer-B-Erbb)

Daughter of the banker Salomon Heine from Hamburg. She was a cousin of the poet Heinrich Heine. He loved her but she didn't love him back. Amalie figures in many of his poems and he suffered from his infatuation. On August 15, 1821 she married John Friedländer.

Her daughter Elisabeth married Shakespeare translator Friedrich August Leo (1820-1898). The actor Theodor Wolff (1848-1911) was her grandson.

Related persons
• is cousin of Heine, Heinrich

Sources
• Hammer, Klaus, Historische Friedhöfe & Grabmäler in Berlin, Stattbuch Verlag, Berlin, 1994

Images

The gravesite of Amalie Friedländer at the Dreifaltigkeitskirchhof II, Bergmanstrasse, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (15 Jul 2005)

 

The grave of Amalie Friedländer at the Dreifaltigkeitskirchhof II, Bergmanstrasse, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (15 Jul 2005)

 


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Published: 1 Jan 2006
Last update: 11 Sep 2005