Goethe, Alma

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BORN 29 Oct 1827, Weimar, Thüringen - DIED 29 Sep 1844, Wien
REAL NAME Goethe, Sedina Alma Henrietta Cornelia von
GRAVE LOCATION Weimar, Thüringen: Friedhof vor dem Frauentor (Alter Friedhof)

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

Sources
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
• Gorys, Erhard, Thüringen, Artemis Reis- en Cultuurgids, Kok Lyra, Kampen, 1996
• 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
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alma_von_Goethe

Images

The graves of the Goethe family at the Friedhof vor dem Frauentor, Weimar.
Picture by Androom (29 Apr 1999)

 


Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Published: 18 Nov 2017
Last update: 18 Nov 2017