Reininghaus, Hans von

BORN 15 Apr 1867, Graz, Steiermark - DIED 15 Dec 1959, Graz, Steiermark
BIRTH NAME Reininghaus, Johann Dietrich von
GRAVE LOCATION Graz, Steiermark: Evangelischer Friedhof St. Peter, Petersgasse 57

Hans von Reininghaus was the son of the brewer Johann Peter von Reininghaus. He didn't join the brewery and became an inventor instead. Among his friends were Peter Rosegger, Alexander Girardi and Hans Brandstetter. He was among the first owners of a car in Graz and the founder and the president of the Automobilclub in that city.

His first wife was Virginia Agujari. They had six children, but she started an affair with Conrad von Hötzendorf and they divorced in 1915. He was subsequently married to Louise van den Haende and he lived happily with his last wife, the apothecarian Elisabeth Seidl, in a small house at the Glacisstrasse 5 in Graz.

• Wife: Agujari, Virginia (1896-1915) (divorce or separation)

Related persons
• was a friend of Brandstetter, Hans
• was a friend of Girardi, Alexander


The grave of Johann von Reininghaus at the St. Peter Stadtfriedhof, Graz.
Picture by Androom (17 Aug 2009)


• Kurzmann, Gerhard/Wiltraud Resch, Denkmäler und Schicksale, Der St. Peter Stadtfriedhof in Graz, Kulturambt der Stadt Graz, Graz, 2002

Reinwald, Christophine

Published: 25 Nov 2021
Last update: 09 Oct 2022