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Marie Catherine Sophie de Flavigny

Born: 1805 AD
Died: 1876 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Editors, Journalist

1805 – Born on December 31 in  Frankfurt-on-Main. Married name the Comtesse d’Agoult; pen name Daniel Stern.


1827 – She got married to the Comte Charles d’Agoult.


1833 – She met and fell in love with the Hungarian composer and virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt.


         – She left her husband and lived openly as Franz’ mistress and had three children.


1844 – Published "Nelidad", a thinly-veiled fictional account of her affair with Liszt. "Nelida" was a "succes de scandale", but she focused more and discovered her talents in analytics and commentary.


1847 – Earned her considerable respect in journalism with the publication of Essai sur la liberte.


1876 – Died March 5 in Paris.