Monument list for French Private Cemetery

French Private Cemetery, Berlin, Germany

Monument list surnamefull namebirth
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1BendelFranz Bendel1833411874id: BLNFRBendel163740140Bendel was a pianist and composerof Bohemian German (Sudeten) origin who studied under Franz Liszt for five years. He died in Boston (USA) during a concert tour.

2BerlinguierP.L. Berlinguier1748621810no image16374176Merchant

3ChambeauPaul Chambeau1842541896id: BLNFRPaulChamb1637371611Died in Prenzlau in Brandenberg.
Alma Chambeau1857841941

4de la CroixAnne de la Croix1851341885id: BLNFRdelaCroix163738161
Albert de la Croix1839481887

5DevrientLudwig Devrient1784481832id: BLNFRDevrient163748122Descended from a French Hugenot family Devrient was intended for his fathers silk business. However in 1803 he joined a troop of actors and appeared the following year for the first time in a play by Schiller. Later he became a well-known performer in Germany France and England appearing in Shakesperean roles. His three nephews - Edward Charles-Auguste and Gustave - all became well-known Shakespearean actors.

6du Bois-ReymondFelix-Henri du Bois-Reymond1782831865no image16373483Born in the village of St Sulpice near Neufchatel in Switzerland he was an author and advisor to the Prussian Foreign Ministry
Emil Heinrich du Bois-Reymond1818781896 Emil was a distinguished scientist physioogist and a pionneer of electro-physiology and became professor of physiology at the university of Berlin in 1858. An annual award named in his honour was created in 1999. His brother was the mathemitician Paul du Bois-Reymond.
Wilhemine Julie Françoise du Bois-Reymond1789751864 Born in the royal city of Potsdam Wilhemine was a member of one of the oldest and most respected French Hugenot families in Berlin. Her Polish Protestant grandfather was Daniel Chodowiecki the most popular Prussian painter and engraver of the 18th century and her father was the librarian of the royal library.

7du TitreMarie Anne du Titre1748791827id: BLNFRduTitre163746128Marie Anne was the ninth of ten children of Benjamin George a wealthy Hugenot brewery owner and Sara Roberts. In 1781 she married Etienne du Titre one of the richest men in Berlin through his cotton business. They lived a sumptuous lifestyle and were amongst the leaders of Berlin society as friends of the king and acquaintances of the Goethe and the Romantic author E.T.A Hoffmann. Madame du Titre as she was known was renowned for speaking a curious mix of French and German which often gave rise to both confusion and some hilarity.

8GainArmand Gain1835421877no image1637351121

9GeorgeBenjamin George1823id: BLNFRBenGeorge16374575born 17?9 - Benjamin George was probably the brother of Marie Anne du Titre who is also buried in this cemetery.

10JouanneBenjamin Edouard Jouanne1801611862id: BLNFRJouanBen163742172Merchant

11JouanneJean Jouanne1752541806id: BLNFRJouanJean163744164

12JouanneSara Elizabeth Jouanne1742711813id: BLNFRJouanSara163743155Sara was probably a sister of Marie Anne du Titre who is also buried in this cemetery.

13RavenéPeter Louis Ravené1793681861no image163747147Ravené was a rich industrialist of French Hugenot origins who inherited the family business from his well-established father Jacob Ravené (who was also buried in the cemetery but the tomb is now destroyed). Peter developed the family interests by investing in copper mines in Anhalt which supplied the new railways. With the resulting wealth he developed an important art collection which he displayed to the public and part of which now is displayed in the Bode Museum in Berlin. He was an adept of occultism and predicted - correctly - that he would died in 1861.

14SteffeckCarl Steffeck1818721890id: BLNFRCarlSteff1637391012Trained at the Berlin Academy of Arts and later in France and Italy Staffeck was principally an animal painter and watercolourist. His pupils included Max Lieberman.

15von HautevilleRobert Guiscard von Hauteville1868431911id: BLNFRHauteville16373692Robert appears to be a member of the French aristocratic family of d'Hautveille and named after his illustrious 11th century forbear who became Duke of Apulia and Calabria after the Norman invasion of Italy.

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