Else Von Richthofen

Else Von Richthofen

Else Freiin von Richthofen (October 8, 1874 - December 22, 1973), a distant relative of the "Red Baron" Manfred von Richthofen, is known as one of the first female social scientists in Germany, wife of the German economist Edgar Jaffé as well as lover of the economists and sociologists Max Weber and Alfred Weber. Her sister Frieda von Richthofen was the wife of the British novelist D. H. Lawrence.

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