Kröner, Alfred

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Kröner, Alfred Gender: M
Carl Alfred Kröner
born on 27 February 1861 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11
Timezone LMT m9e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°52' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 10°16 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 22°15'

Alfred Kröner (family gravestone)


German publisher who headed the Alfred Kröner Verlag publishing house in Stuttgart from its foundation in 1904 until his death in 1922. He published, among others, the works of Friedrich Nietzsche and Jacob Burckhardt.

Alfred Kröner was the son of the publisher Adolf von Kröner. His brother Robert Kröner was also a publisher and took over his father's main publishing house after his death in 1911.

In 1891 Alfred Kröner married a farmer's daughter Julie von Heymann, with whom he had three daughters. Their daughter Erna married Wilhelm Klemm, the publisher and successor to Kröner.

Alfred Kröner died on 2 January 1922 in Berlin at age 60.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism registry entry (1861, page 209, no. 79). Wikipedia has 28 February in error.


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three daughters)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor