Jenny von Westphalen

writer and thinker from Prussia (1814-1881)

Freiin Johanna Bertha Julie Jenny von Westphalen or better known as Jenny von Westphalen or also Jenny Marx (born 12 February 1814 in Salzwedel, now Germany, and died 2 December 1881 in London) was the wife of philosopher Karl Marx, and daughter of Baron Ludwig von Westphalen, a professor at Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Berlin.

Jenny von Westphalen, 1830s

BibliographyEdit

  • Luise Dornemann: Jenny Marx: Der Lebensweg einer Sozialistin. Dietz Verlag, Berlin, 1980.
  • Françoise Giroud: Trio infernale oder das Leben der Jenny Marx. Beltz, Weinheim, 1994. ISBN 3-88679-230-7.

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