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 Emma Johanna Henny “Emmy” <I>Sonnemann</I> Goering

Emma Johanna Henny “Emmy” Sonnemann Goering

Hamburg, Germany
Death 8 Jun 1973 (aged 80)
Burial Grosshadern, Stadtkreis München, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Plot 459-Reihe 1 - Graf 322
Memorial ID 153864858 · View Source
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Emma Goring was a German Actress and the second wife of Luftwaffe Commander-in-Chief Hermann Goering. She served as Adolf Hitler's hostess at many state functions and thereby staked a claim to the title of "First Lady of the Third Reich" Emma was born in Hamburg Germany to a successful chocolate factory owner. After schooling, she became an actress at the National Theatre in Weimar.
Married life: On her marriage to actor Karl Kostlin in late 1916 - 1926, she became Emmy Kostlin. Note: No other informatoin can be found on Karl Kostlin. On April 10 1935, she married the prominent Nazi and Luftwaffe chief Hermann Goering, Becoming Emmy Goring. It was also Goring's second marriage; his first wife, Caring, had died in October 1931. They had a daughter named Edda Goering was born June 2 1938. Edda was reported as being named after Countess Edda Ciano, eldest child of Benito Mussolini.

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  • Created by: Michael Judge
  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153864858
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Johanna Henny “Emmy” Sonnemann Goering (24 Mar 1893–8 Jun 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153864858, citing Waldfriedhof München, Grosshadern, Stadtkreis München, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany ; Maintained by Michael Judge (contributor 48259157) .