Vandenhoeck, Anna

ENTREPRENEUR (GERMANY)
BORN 24 May 1709, London - DIED 6 Mar 1787, Göttingen, Niedersachsen
REAL NAME Parry, Anna
GRAVE LOCATION Göttingen, Niedersachsen: Bartholomäus-Friedhof, Weender Landstraße

The publishing house Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht was founded in 1735 in Göttingen by the Dutch businessman Abraham Vandenhoeck (1700-1750). After his death his widow Anne, born Anna Parry in London, continued the business with the help of the bookseller Carl Friedrich Ruprecht. After she died in 1787 Ruprecht led the business until his own death in 1816.

Images

The grave of Anna Vandenhoeck at the Bartholomäus-Friedhof, Göttingen.
Picture by Androom (27 Aug 2017)

 

Sources
Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht - Wikipedia


Varnay, Astrid

Published: 10 May 2018
Last update: 10 May 2018