Dillon, Anna

BORN 1760, Dublin - DIED 1 Mar 1823, Weimar, Thüringen
GRAVE LOCATION Weimar, Thüringen: Historischer Friedhof, Poseckscher Garten (Eastern wall (mausoleum, row 1, number 65))

Anna Dillon as born in Ireland and came with Maria Pavlovna (1786-1859) from Saint Petersburg to Weimar. She was her lady in waiting as well as her friend.

After she died in 1823 she was buried at the Kassengewölbe at the Jakobskirchhof in Weimar. After the new cemetery at the Frauentor was opened a new monument shaped as a Roman sarcophagus was erected for her there. It was designed by Clemens Wenzeslaus Coudray (1775-1845).

Related persons
• has grave monument designed by Coudray, Clemens Wenzeslaus
• was a friend of Maria Pavlovna, Grand Duchess of Russia


The grave of Anna Dillon at the Friedhof vor dem Frauenturm, Weimar.
Picture by Androom (05 Feb 2005)


• Dressler, Roland & Jochen Klauss, Weimarer Friedhöfe, Böhlau Verlag, Weimar, 1996
Anna Dillon (Hofdame) – Wikipedia

Dingelstedt, Franz

Published: 05 May 2016
Last update: 23 Jan 2023