Siebold, Charlotte Heidenreich von (1788–1859)

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Siebold, Charlotte Heidenreich von (1788–1859)

German physician. Name variations: Charlotte von Siebold Heidenreich; Charlotte Heidenreich-von Siebold; Henriette Charlotte T. Heidenreich von Siebold; Dr. Charlotte Heidenreich. Born Marianna Theodore Charlotte von Siebold, Sept 12, 1788, in Heiland, Germany; died July 8, 1859, in Darmstadt, Germany; dau. of Josepha von Siebold (1771–1849, obstetrician) and Damian von Siebold.

Earned doctorate from University of Giessen (1917), with thesis on ectopic pregnancy; worked with mother in charitable practice and assisted at births of several eminent people, including that of Queen Victoria.