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Huch, Ricarda

Born: 1864 AD
Died: 1947 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Authors

1864 – Born on July 18th in Brunswick, Germany. German author.

1892 – Huch became the first female student admitted to the University of Zurich. She studied history, philosophy, and philology, and earned a doctorate in history.

1898 – Married to Ermanno Ceconi.

1907 – Married to Ruchard Huch.

         – She had long been in love with her cousin and brother-in-law, Richard or Ricardo Huch, but their eventual marriage did not end happily.

1931 – She was also the President of the first Congress of German writers in Berlin and the first woman to be admitted to the Prussian Academy of Literature.

1947 – Died on November 17th in Schönberg (now Kronberg im Taunus), Germany.