Susanne von Klettenberg

Intro German abbess and writer
A.K.A. Susanne Katharina Seiffart von Klettenberg
Was Poet Writer Philosopher Artist
From Germany
Type Arts Literature Philosophy
Gender female
Birth 19 December 1723, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Death 16 December 1774, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (aged 51 years)
Star sign Sagittarius

Susanne Katharina Seiffart von Klettenberg (19 December 1723 – 16 December 1774) was a German abbess and writer. She was a friend of Katharina Elisabeth Goethe, the mother of writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Klettenberg corresponded with Goethe, and he shaped a character, "Beautiful Soul," after her in his novel Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship. She was also a friend of Friedrich Christoph Steinhofer (1706–1761), a former co-episcopus of the Moravian Church.

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