Jeanette Herzl [Th. Herzl mother]

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Jeanette Johanna Herzl (Diamant)

Hebrew: Jeanette Johanna ג'נט הרצל
Nicknames: "Theodor's mother"
Birthplace: Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Death: Died in Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Cause of death: Lungenentzündung - Buried initially in Vienna, Austria (1911-2006)
Place of Burial: Herzl Family Burial Site, Mt. Herzl, Jerusalem, Israel
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hermann Diamant הרמן דיאמנט and Johanna Katharina Diamant יוהנה קתרינה דיאמנט
Wife of Jacob Herzl
Mother of Pauline Herzl [Th. Herzl sister] and Theodor Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl -
Sister of Rosalie Reik (Reick); Moritz Diamant מוריץ דיאמנט; Rosa Hatschek and Wilhelm Diamant וילהלם דיאמנט

Occupation: Housewife
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About Jeanette Herzl [Th. Herzl mother]

Herzl's mother, JEANETTE (née Diamant), was a handsome and wise woman. She took pride in her son, but did not have a successful relationship with her daughter-in-law. She also encouraged Herzl in the pursuit of his Zionist work, although she knew that due to his weak heart, her son would not be able to withstand for long the many vicissitudes of his hectic life, and she foresaw his early death.

German was the language that prevailed in Herzl's parental home in Budapest, although this did not imply any sense of identification with German national aspirations. Neither did his parents support the ambitious Hungarian nationalism, and this may have been one of the reasons for their move to Vienna. (On the other hand, Herzl's maternal uncle, Wilhelm *Diamant, was an adherent of the Hungarian national movement and served as an officer in the Hungarian Revolutionary Forces in 1848-49).

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Jeanette Herzl [Th. Herzl mother]'s Timeline

July 28, 1836
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
August 22, 1858
Age 22
March 10, 1859
Age 22
Budapest, Magyarország
May 2, 1860
Age 23
Budapest, Hungary
February 20, 1911
Age 74
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
September 2006
Age 74
Herzl Family Burial Site, Mt. Herzl, Jerusalem, Israel