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Alexander Wengraf

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Neulengbach, Austria
Death: Died in Vienna, Austria
Place of Burial: Zentralfriedhof, Vienna, Austria
Immediate Family:

Son of Ignaz Isak Wengraf and Rosalia Theresia Wengraf
Husband of Rosa Wengraf
Father of Paul Ignaz Wengraf and Friedrich "Fritz" Wilhelm Wengraf
Brother of Sophie Sofi Wengraf; Eugenie Wengraf; Ida Wengraf; Gisela Hübl; Hermine Wengraf and 1 other

Occupation: "Antiquitätenhändler" - antique dealer
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About Alexander Wengraf

Birth appears in Czech Jewish Registers, Mikulov Births N 1850-1873, Image #112/161.

Alexander WENGRAF BR: | Matriky židovských náboženských obcí v českých krajích

Parents: Ignatz WENGRAF, "Kaufmann", & Rosalie SOFFER (sic)

Details from actual IKG-Nikolsburg birth registration viewable courtesy of:

1864.09.28 - Alexander WENGRAF - IKG-Nikolsburg BR: | Národní archiv - Židovské matriky

Parents: Ignatz WENGRAF, "Handelsmann" & Rosalia SOFFER

Apparently moved to Vienna and started up business there in circa 1883, whilst ,living at the same address as his father. cf. the following valuable source:

1883 WENGRAF listing: 1187 - Weissenstein - Wenzel - Adolph Lehmann's allgemeiner Wohnungs-Anzeiger - Seite - Wienbibliothek - wbr01 - wienbibliothek

WENGRAF Alexander, Pfaidler, V, Ob. Bräuhausg. 18

WENGRAF Ignaz, Bmt. d. “Neuen Wiener Tagblatt”, V, Ob. Bräuhausg. 18

  • (Bett-, Hemd- Kurz-waren Händler)

Later listings show him as antique dealer ...

Alexander married [June 18] 1893, Numerative 550, loc.: Stadttempel, per Index of the Jewish Records of Vienna

  • Last Name Wengraf, First Name Alexander
  • Last Name Schnabel, First Name Rosa

Details from actual IKG-Wien marriage registration to be found under:

1893.06.18 - Alexander WENGRAF & Rosa SCHNABEL: IKG-Wien MR

Groom: Alexander WENGRAF, “Kaufmann”, b. 28 Sept 1864, Neulengbach, resident in Nikolsburg, (Wien address: Oberbraugasse 18),son of Ignatz WENGRAF, “Privat”, & Rosalia, née SOFFER

Bride: Rosa SCHNABEL, b. 20 March 1866, Wien, resident in Trebitsch, daughter of Israel SCHNABEL, “Kaufmann”, & Lotti (sic), née SOFFER

Witnesses: Ignatz WENGRAF & Israel SCHNABEL

Children, per

  • 1894 1481 Wien Wengraf Paul Ignaz Alexander/Schnabel Rosa
  • 1895 2014 Wien Wengraf Friedrich Wilhelm Alexander/Schnabel Rosa

See history of his art dealing firm at:

Death, per

  • 1907 Num. 349 Wengraf Alexander

Zentralfriedhof, Wien:

  • Wengraf Alexander 43 Year(s) 02/25/1907 [b. 1864] ZENTRALFRIEDHOF I. TOR 51 6 58
  • Wengraf Eugenie b. 05/29/1870 71 Year(s) 12/20/1941 01/02/1942 ZENTRALFRIEDHOF I. TOR 51 6 58
  • Wengraf Hermine b. 01/19/1868 73 Year(s) 12/20/1941 01/02/1942 ZENTRALFRIEDHOF I. TOR 51 6 58
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Alexander Wengraf's Timeline

September 28, 1864
June 15, 1894
Age 29
Wien, Österreich
August 14, 1895
Age 30
Vienna, Austria
February 23, 1907
Age 42
Vienna, Austria
February 25, 1907
Age 42
Zentralfriedhof, Vienna, Austria