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Jenny von Westphalen

Person  Female  Born 12/2/1814  Died 2/12/1881

Categories: Friend / family

Wife of Karl Marx. Born Germany. Childhood friend of Marx, they married in 1843 and eventually had 7 children of which three survived to adulthood, including Eleanor and Jenny Caroline, the mother of Harry. Their early years were spent in Paris and Brussels but in 1849 moved to London where they remained.

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Jenny von Westphalen

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Karl Marx grave

Bronze head on granite plinth with gold leaf inscriptions.

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