Goethe, Alma

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BORN 29 Oct 1827, Weimar, Thüringen - DIED 29 Sep 1844, Wien
BIRTH NAME Goethe, Sedina Alma Henrietta Cornelia von
CAUSE OF DEATH typhus
GRAVE LOCATION Weimar, Thüringen: Historischer Friedhof, Poseckscher Garten

Alma Goethe was the third child of Julius Goethe and Ottille von Pogwisch. Johann wolfgang von Goethe was her grandfather and he lived to see her. Louise von Seidler painted Alma's portrait. When she stayed in Vienna in 1844 she feel victim to the typhoid epidemic in that city. She was buried at the cemetery in Währing (now the Schubertpark), but in 1885 he remains were transferred to Weimar. Franz Grillparzer wrote a poem about her.

Family
• Mother: Goethe, Ottilie von
• Father: Goethe, Julius August Walter
• Brother: Goethe, Walther Wolfgang
• Brother: Goethe, Maximilian Wolfgang

Images

The Goethe family tomb at the Friedhof vor dem Frauenturm, Weimar.
Picture by Androom (05 Feb 2005)

 

Sources
• Bauer, Werner T., Wiener Friedhofsführer, Genaue Beschreibung sämtlicher Begräbnisstätten nebst einer Geschichte des Wiener Bestattungswesens, Falter Verlag, Wien, 1991
• Dressler, Roland & Jochen Klauss, Weimarer Friedhöfe, Böhlau Verlag, Weimar, 1996
• Gorys, Erhard, Thüringen, Artemis Reis- en Cultuurgids, Kok Lyra, Kampen, 1996
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
Alma von Goethe - Wikipedia


Goethe, Cornelia

Published: 18 Nov 2017
Last update: 29 Oct 2023