Christ, Lena

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Christ, Lena Gender: F
born on 30 October 1881 at 14:30 (= 2:30 PM )
Place Glonn, Germany, 47n59, 11e52
Timezone LMT m11e52 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 07°18' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 12°12 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 02°37'

Portrait of Lena Christ 
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Lena Christ
photo: * Sculpture: Johannes Gottwald * Photograph: Bernhard Nowotn, license cc-by-sa-2.0


German writer.

Lena Christ was as illegitimate child. Her father commited suicide.

On 12 November 1901, she married Anton Leix, gave birth to 3 children. In addition, she suffered several miscarriages. Her husband was due to his increasingly heavy drinking on and resulting financial difficulties. After eight years, Lena parted from him, and left him with their children. On 28th August 1912 she married Peter Jerusalem.

Lena Christ became ill with tuberculosis, and fell into economic hardship. On 30 June 1920 Lena Christ committed suicide at the age of 38 in Munich.

Her life story was adapted to TV movie "The case of Lena Christ" (TV-D, 1970), directed by Hans W. Geissendörfer.

(Photo by Bernhard Nowotny, please click on image to view license info)

Link to wikipedia in German


Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol 3


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (2 marriages)
  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction