Wolzogen, Karoline von (1763–1847)

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Wolzogen, Karoline von (1763–1847)

German biographer, novelist and salonnière. Name variations: Baroness Karoline von Wolzogen; Karoline von Lengefeld; Mme von Wolzogen. Born Friederike Sophie Karoline Auguste von Lengefeld in 1763 in Rudolstadt, Germany; died 1847 in Jena; sister of Charlotte von Lengefeld who was married to Friedrich Schiller; m. Wilhelm von Wolzogen, 1794.

Headed an important literary salon in Weimar; wrote a biography of Friedrich Schiller and novels Agnes von Lilien (1796) and Cordelia (1840), among others; also published series of letters from Switzerland in the magazine Pomona.

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