Germaine (Necker) de Staël
Privacy Level: Open (White)

Anne-Louise Germaine (Necker) de Staël (1766 - 1817)

Anne-Louise Germaine (Germaine) de Staël formerly Necker aka de Stael-Holstein
Born in Paris, Île-de-France, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 21 Jan 1786 in Paris, Île-de-France, Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Paris, Seine, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Dec 2017
This page has been accessed 1,398 times.

Biography

Notables Project
Germaine (Necker) de Staël is Notable.

Anne-Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein, née Necker, was a French novelist, . A supporter of the French Revolution and its ideals in 1789, she became critical as early as 1791 and was in favor of the establishment of a constitutional monarchy. She had to seek refuge in Switzerland on several occasions. After the Coup of 18 Brumaire (1799) she became a strong opponent of Napoléon Bonaparte and was exiled from Paris, and later from France. She had a long-term relationship with Benjamin Constant: they were one of the most celebrated intellectual couples of their time. Her most notable works are Delphine (1802), Corinne (1807), and De l'Allemagne (1813).

Anne-Louise Germaine Necker was born in Paris. She was the daughter of Jacques Necker, a banker, who was the Director-General of Finance under King Louis XVI of France, and Suzanne Curchod[1]. Her parents were both Protestants from Switzerland.

Germaine married Eric Magnus, baron de Staël de Holstein, extraordinary ambassador of Sweden at the French court, on 14 January 1786 in Paris.[1] The couple had the following children:

  1. Gustavine (July 1787-7 April 1789)[2].
  2. Auguste, born 31 August 1790 in Paris[3], mort en 1827
  3. Albert, born 1792 at Rolle, in the canton of Vaud[4], killed in a duel on 12 July 1813 at Doberan (Germany)[5].
  4. Albertine, married Victor, duc de Broglie on 20 February 1816 at Pisa.[6]

She had a second marriage to Albert-Jean-Michel de Rocca, who was 20 years her junior. He died in 1818, listed as the widower of Anne Germaine Louise Necker.[7]

Germaine de Staël died on 14 July 1817 in Paris. Her last address was at 9, rue Neuve des Mathurins.[8]

Biographie

Enfants:

  1. Gustavine (juillet 1787-7 avril 1789).[2]
  2. Auguste, né le 31 août 1790 à Paris[9], mort en 1827
  3. Albert, né en 1792 à Rolle, dans le canton de Vaud[10], tué en duel le 12 juillet 1813 à Doberan (Allemagne)[11].
  4. Albertine mariée le 20 février 1816 à Pise avec Victor, duc de Broglie[12]


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Acte de mariage: "France, registres protestants, 1536-1897," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-XSWJ-R6?cc=1582585&wc=9WLB-DPD%3A1067483304%2C1067486902%2C1067486904 : 8 August 2015), France > Paris: Ambassade de Suède > Mariages, 1764-1806 > image 124 of 360; Societe de L'histoire du Protestantisme Francais (Society of the history of French Protestantism), Paris.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bibliographie de la critique sur Madame de Staël: 1789-1994, par Pierre H. Dubé, 1998. Page 29
  3. Dubé, p. 30
  4. Dubé, p. 30
  5. Dubé, p. 34
  6. Dubé, p. 35
  7. Acte de décès: Acte 23, Décès 1818 Hyères, Archives du Var cote 7 E 73/15 vue 376 https://archives.var.fr/ark:/73531/s00512dd062d61b1/512dd0633acdc
  8. Paris, France. Période : 1807 - 1937. Dépouillement partiel des déclarations de succession (DQ8/DQ7). Année 1817 Bureau 8 Cote / Source 460. Relevés Collaboratifs, Généanet.
  9. Dubé, p. 30
  10. Dubé, p. 30
  11. Dubé, p. 34
  12. Dubé, p. 35
  • Bibliographie de la critique sur Madame de Staël: 1789-1994, par Pierre H. Dubé, 1998. Chronologie, p. 28 Links Google Books, Janvier 2018
  • Germaine de Staël


More Genealogy Tools



Sponsored Search




Is Germaine your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com

DNA
No known carriers of Germaine's DNA have taken a DNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Images: 1
Madame de Staël
Madame de Staël

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.

Simplified.

Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.

Comments

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

N  >  Necker  |  D  >  de Staël  >  Anne-Louise Germaine (Necker) de Staël

Categories: Salonnières | Révolution Française | Featured Connections | French Notables | Notables