Hyrtl, Auguste

AUTHOR (GERMANY)
BORN 22 Feb 1818, Braunschweig, Niedersachsen - DIED 18 Nov 1901, Perchtoldsdorf, Niederösterreich (near Wien)
REAL NAME Gaffron und Oberstradam, Auguste von
GRAVE LOCATION Perchtoldsdorf (near Wien), Niederösterreich: Friedhof, Friedhofstrasse 3-5

Auguste von Gaffron und Oberstradam was the daughter of major Karl von Gaffron, who came from a noble family. Her mother was Julie Neagle from Ireland. She lived separate from her husband, the Prussian lieutenant Heinrich Conrad, when she met the anatomist Joseph Hyrtl during the 1860s. They settled in Perchtoldsdorf near Vienna in 1869 and they married in 1870.

She mostly wrote poems that were published in newspapers. In 1875 "Gedichte" was published, followed by another volume of poetry in 1880. Her husband died in 1894 and after her own death in 1901 she was buried beside him in Perchtoldsdorf.

Family
• Husband: Hyrtl, Joseph (1870-1894, Wien: Alsergrund)

Images

The grave of Joseph Hyrtl and Auguste Hyrtl at the Friedhof in Pechtoldsdorf.
Picture by Androom (11 Aug 2018)

 

Sources
Auguste Hyrtl – Wikipedia


Hyrtl, Joseph

Published: 07 May 2021
Last update: 07 May 2021