Jensen, Katharina, Baronin von Saalfeld

BORN 25 Jan 1874, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein - DIED 19 Apr 1945, Neu-Egling, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION Meiningen, Thüringen: Parkfriedhof, Am Steinernen Berg

Katharina Jensen was the daughter of the author and poet Wilhelm Jensen (1837-1911) and the painter Marie Jensen-Brühl (1845-1921). On 20 September 1892 she married Ernst, Prinz von Sachsen-Meiningen in München. It was a morganatic marriage and shortly before they married she was created Baroness of Saalfeld. With Ernst she had six children.

In 1912 the sculptor Bernard Bleeker created a portrait bust of her. After her death in 1945 in Bavaria she was buried in the grave of her husband in Meiningen.

• Husband: Ernst, Prinz von Sachsen-Meiningen (1892-, München)


The grave of Ernst, Prinz von Sachsen-Meiningen and Katharina Jensen, Baronin von Saalfeld at the Parkfriedhof, Meiningen.
Picture by Androom (30 Aug 2013)


• Theroff, Paul, The Descendants of Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Internet, 1996
Ernst - Wikipedia

Jerrold, Blanchard

Published: 22 Dec 2019
Last update: 29 Mar 2022