Jenny von Westphalen

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Jenny von Westphalen, 1830s

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.

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • 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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