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Ricarda Huch - Frankfurt, Main Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck
N 50° 08.157 E 008° 41.228
32U E 477640 N 5553793
Quick Description: The grave of the historian, author and leading intellectual Ricarda Huch is found on the Main Cemetery in Frankfurt. Thomas Mann called her "The First Lady of Germany".
Location: Hessen, Germany
Date Posted: 3/15/2015 4:42:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMNGXB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Frankfurt Main Cemetery (German: Hauptfriedhof) is the largest cemetery in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The cemetery is noted for its many monumental graves, its garden architecture and as the site of the graves of many notable individuals.

Ricarda Huch's grave is found in section Gewann II 204. It is marked by a very simple square stone and easy to miss.

Source: Wikipedia (visit link) and Website of Frankfurter Hauptfriedhof (visit link)
Description:
Ricarda Huch (July 18, 1864 – November 17, 1947) was a pioneering German intellectual. Trained as a historian, and the author of many works of European history, she also wrote novels, poems, and a play. Huch studied philosophy, history and philology at Zürich University, as women were not then eligible for degrees at German universities. In 1890, she was one of the first women to attain a doctorate from Zurich with a dissertation on "The neutrality of the Confederation during the Spanish War of Succession".


Date of birth: 7/17/1864

Date of death: 11/17/1947

Area of notoriety: Education

Marker Type: Horizontal Marker

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Not listed

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