Führing, Anna

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Führing, Anna Gender: F
Anne Führing
born on 6 March 1866 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Hamburg, Germany, 53n33, 9e59
Timezone LMT m9e59 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 15°37' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 09°55 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 19°59'

Anna Führing (posing as Germania, 1891)


German actress famous as the model for the Germania stamp of the Reichspost. She frequently represented the figure of Germania on stage, also playing the role of Iphigenie before taking on roles in the new medium of silent movies. In 1899, she married Ferdinand von Strantz, the Director of the Hofoper of Berlin and 45 years her senior. She henceforth carried the title Baronin Anna von Strantz-Führing; the couple had one daughter. Führing died in Berlin on November 2, 1929.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Archiv für deutsche Postgeschichte" [Archive for German Postal History] (1975), p. 96: "In diese Theaterluft hinein wurde dem Ehepaar Führing am 6. März 1866 um 10 Uhr morgens unter der Assistenz des Arztes Dr. Goldschmidt eine Tochter geboren. Im Geburtsregister von 1866 steht unter Nr. 220 der Name Anne Führing."

Translation: The Führings' daughter was born on March 6, 1866 at 10 o'clock in the morning, with the assistance of the physician Dr. Goldschmidt. In the birth register of 1866 under No. 220 the name is Anne Führing.


  • Vocation : Beauty : Model (Figure of Germania on the Reichspost stamp)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Stage and silent movies)