SCHÖNBERG, Wolf Erich, Baron von

SCHÖNBERG,  Wolf Erich, Baron von. Herzogswalde, Sachsen 30.4.1812 — Herzogswalde 14.5.1883. German Traveller. Son of Friedrich August Wolf v. S. and Henriette von Bühnau (who died in childbed). Studied forestry at the academies of Tharandt and Dreissigacker. Travelled in India and Persia in the 1840s, then also in Africa. Married 1854 Luise Karoline von Kiel (d. 1857) and 1863 Christiana Emmeline Fiennes-Lumley, one son with both.

Publications: Patmakhanda. Lebens- und Charakterbilder aus Indien und Persien. 1-2. Lp. 1852; Travels in India and Kashmir. 1-2. L. 1853.

– “Blick auf die Felsentempel Indiens”, ZDMG 7, 1853, 101-103.

Sources: https://herzogswalder-jagdschloss.de/schloss-und-familiengeschichte/; https://www.einegrossefamilie.de/egf/abfrage.pl?aktion=person_zeigen&person_id=67445&sprache=de.

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