1828 – 1904
Who was Friederike Kempner?
Friederike Kempner was a German-Jewish poet.
Kempner was born in Opatów, Prussian Province of Posen. Early in life, she developed an interest in general humanitarian questions and especially in hygiene, and urgently advocated the introduction of morgues and crematories, and the abolition of solitary confinement. Some years before her death she was stricken with blindness. She resided on her estate of "Friederikenhof" near Reichthal, where she wrote many works and died.
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- Jun 25, 1828
Opatów, Greater Poland Voivodeship
- Feb 23, 1904
on July 23, 2013
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