Anna of Stolberg-Wernigerode
|Anna of Stolberg-Wernigerode|
|Noble family||House of Stolberg|
|Father||Anton of Stolberg-Wernigerode|
|Mother||Louise von der Recke|
6 September 1819|
Peterwaldau, Prussia (modern Pieszyce, Poland)
17 February 1868 48) (aged|
Countess Anna of Stolberg-Wernigerode (6 September 1819 − 17 February 1868) was a German noblewoman. She was a deaconess and matron of the Bethanien ("Bethany") hospital in Berlin.
In 1834, the family moved to Düsseldorf. In 1834, her parents founded an infant school and in 1836, they founded the first Deaconess Association in the Rhenish-Westphalian area. From 1837 to 1840, the family lived in Magdeburg; then they moved to Berlin.
In Berlin, Anna attended the newly founded deaconess hospital called Bethanien ("Bethany"). In 1854, she became a deaconess and deputy matron. In 1855, she took over management as matron of the hospital. She held this position until her death. She died in 1868, at the age of 48.
- Arnold Wellmer: Anna, Gräfin zu Stolberg-Wernigerode, second edition, Bielefeld 1870
- Eduard Jacobs (1893), "Stolberg-Wernigerode, Anna, Gräfin zu", Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) (in German), 36, Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 373–376