Courths-Mahler, Hedwig

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Courths-Mahler, Hedwig Gender: F
Ernestine Friederike Elisabeth Mahler
born on 18 February 1867 at 13:30 (= 1:30 PM )
Place Nebra, Germany, 51n17, 11e34
Timezone LMT m11e34 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 29°27' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 25°40 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 19°18'

Portrait of Hedwig Courths-Mahler 
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Hedwig Courths-Mahler


German writer of formula fiction romantic novels who used the pseudonyms Relham, H. Brand, Gonda Haack, and Rose Bernd. Immensely productive, she published annually several novels, fourteen in 1920 alone.

Courths-Mahler was an illegitimate child. Her father died before her birth, as an orphan she grew up with a shoemaker couple. She left school early to earn money.

She married in 1889 and became a mother of two daughters. In 1904 her first novel, Light and Shadow was published.

Hedwig Courths-Mahler was a member of the Reich Chamber and supporting member of the SS.

When she died on 26 November 1950 in Tegernsee she left a total of 208 novels, which have been translated into numerous languages.

In the 1970s, five of her novels were adapted to screen.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol.3, via Church Register: "Mittag ein einhalb" (Taeger update bulletin no.3).


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Creativity