Schiller, Ernst von

BORN 11 Jul 1796, Jena, Thüringen - DIED 29 May 1842, Villich, Nordrhein-Westfalen
REAL NAME Sciller, Ernst Friedrich Wilhelm von
GRAVE LOCATION Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen: Alter Friedhof

Ernst von Schiller was the son of the poet Schiller and his wife Charlotte von Lengefeld. He studied law in Heidelberg and Jena. He worked as a civil servant in Weimar and in Prussia. In 1823 he married Maria Magdalena von Pfingsten, the widow of judge Caspar von Mastiaux.

In 1828 he obtained a position at the court in Trier en in 1835 in Cologne. He suffered from a lung disease and died in 1842 at the same age his father had died in 1805. He was buried in his mother's grave in Bonn.

• Father: Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von
• Mother: Lengefeld, Charlotte von
• Wife: Schiller von Pfingsten, Maria Magdalena von (1823-1842, Bonn: Remigiuskirche)
• Sister: Junot-Schiller, Karoline
• Brother: Schiller, Karl, Freiherr von


The grave of Charlotte von Lengefeld and her son Ernst von Schiller at the Alter Friedhof, Bonn.
Picture by Androom (23 Apr 2005)


Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von

Published: 14 Apr 2017
Last update: 1 Jun 2020