Hofmann, Albert

PUBLISHER, THEATRE MANAGER (GERMANY)
BORN 6 Mar 1818, Berlin - DIED 19 Aug 1880, Berlin
REAL NAME Hofmann, Heinrich Albert
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche II, Zossener Strasse (Halleschen Tor), Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg (1/2-Erbb.-Ostweg/Ost 19)

Albert Hofman was a publisher and is best known for his satirical weekly "Kladderadatsch" that he founded together with David Kalisch.

In 1849 he married Emma Clara Adelheid (1822-1864). He took the initative for the Allgemeine Verein für deutsche Literatur that was founded in 1873 and became its first leader.

During his last years he was the owner of the Friedrich-Wilhelmstädtischen Theater in Berlin. After he died in 1880 his son Rudolf Emil Hofmann took over the management of the theatre.

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The grave of Albert Hofmann at the Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche II, Halleschen Tor, Kreuzberg, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (08 Apr 2003)

 


Hofmannsthal, Hugo von

Published: 30 Nov 2014
Last update: 30 Nov 2014