Schwabe, Carl Lebrecht

MAYOR (GERMANY)
BORN 26 Oct 1778, Weimar, Thüringen - DIED 21 Sep 1851, Weimar, Thüringen
GRAVE LOCATION Weimar, Thüringen: Friedhof vor dem Frauentor (Alter Friedhof) (western wall)

Carl Lebrecht Schwabe was the son of Traugott Leberecht Schwabe, the Court Lawyer of Weimar. After hhis mother's early death he grew up with his grandmother. he was educated privately and at the gymnasium in Weimar. He studied in Jena and entered civil service in Weimar. From 1820 to 1838 he was the mayor of Weimar.

He admired Schiller and in 1826 he took care of the transfer of what were thought to be Schiller's bones from the Kassengewölbe to the Fürstengruft. Much later it was proven that the bones and not even the skull were Schiller's.

Related persons
• admired Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von

Sources
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Leberecht_Schwabe

Images

The grave of Carl Schwabe at the Friedhof vor dem Frauentor, Weimar.
Picture by Androom (04 Mar 2009)

 


Schwartze, Thérèse

Published: 25 Nov 2017
Last update: 25 Nov 2017