Junot-Schiller, Karoline

TEACHER, GOVERNESS (GERMANY)
BORN 11 Oct 1799, Jena, Thüringen - DIED 19 Dec 1850, Würzburg, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION Würzburg, Bayern: Hauptfriedhof, Martin-Luther-Strasse 18

Karoline von Schiller was the daughter of the poet Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller and his wife Charlotte von Lengefeld. She worked as a governess at the court of duke Eigen von Württemberg. She left the court after an affair with a colleague and moved to Heidelberg to work at a girls' school.

In 1836 she married the widowed civil servant Franz Junot, who had six childeren. They had one child of their own, Karl Felix, but he died after his fifth birthday.

She founded a girls' school in Rudolstadt, the Schillerinstitut. During a visit to her sister in Würzburg she died and she was buried there.

Family
• Father: Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von
• Mother: Lengefeld, Charlotte von
• Brother: Schiller, Ernst von
• Brother: Schiller, Karl, Freiherr von

Sources
Schillerverein Marbach am Neckar e. V.

Images

The grave of Karoline Junot-Schiller at the Hauptfriedhof in Würzburg.
Picture by Androom (01 Mar 2009)

 

The grave of Karoline Junot-Schiller at the Hauptfriedhof in Würzburg.
Picture by Androom (01 Mar 2009)

 


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Published: 14 Apr 2017
Last update: 19 Nov 2017