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Countess Elise von Bernstorff, born Countess of Dernanth

Elise von Bernstorff, Born on Jan 27, came from Dernanth 1789 in Copenhagen for the World. She died in Berlin on 1. November 1867. In 1806 she married the diplomat and statesman Christian Günther von Bernstorff. This was already 18 Years in the Danish Foreign Ministry worked in various positions.

Shortly after his father's death he was in 1797 Danish State Secretary in Copenhagen and in 1800 promoted to Minister of Foreign Affairs. He was a member until his death at the closest personal advisors of Friedrich Wilhelm III. From him and her memoirs is the two-volume work. Both volumes can be downloaded. Band 1 and Band 2 The genealogies can be found in the database.


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Those:

A picture of life from the time of 1789 to 1835, from their records, in two volumes. Publishing house: Ernst Siegfried Mittler and Son, Berlin 1896

Literature:

- Genealogical Handbook of the nobility – Count houses, Vol.A1, s., Limburg / Lahn, 1952
– Gothaisches Genealogical Handbook of ducal houses, J.Perthes, Gotha, 1849
– Gothaisches Genealogical Handbook of ducal houses, J.Perthes, Gotha, 1941

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