Christiane Vulpius

Christiane Vulpius

Mistress of Goethe
Born Jun 1, 1765

Johanna Christiana Sophie Vulpius was the mistress and wife of Johann Wolfgang Goethe.

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1765 Birth Born in 1765.


1788 23 Years Old In 1788, when a young woman of Weimar, Goethe addressed to her the Römische Elegien, an epithalamium. They lived together quasi-maritally from 1788 till their marriage in 1806, and afterward till her death in 1816, to the scandal of the ladies of Weimar and the vexation of Bettina von Arnim-Brentano. … Read More


1816 51 Years Old Died in 1816.
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