Franziska "Fanny" Braun (Kronberger)

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Franziska "Fanny" Braun (Kronberger)

Also Known As: "Franziska “Fanny”"
Birthplace: Monaco di Baviera, Bavaria, Germany
Death: January 13, 1976 (90)
Ruhpolding, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Franz Paul Kronberger, Tierarzt Doktor and Josefa Winbauer
Wife of Otto Willhelm "Fritz" Braun
Mother of Ilse Ruth Braun; Eva Anna Paula Hitler and Margarete "Gretl" Braun
Sister of Josefa "Pepi" Kronberger; Antonia "Anni" Kronberger; Paula Kronberger; Bertha Kronberger and Franz Kronberger

Managed by: Lauri Kreen
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About Franziska "Fanny" Braun (Kronberger)

In the book "The lost life of Eva Braun" of Angela Lambert, Franzizka's maiden surname was Kronburger - this is probably misprint.

Mother of famed Eva Braun.

Born in Munich, Eva Braun was the second daughter of school teacher Friedrich "Fritz" Braun and Franziska "Fanny" Kronberger, who had worked as a seamstress before her marriage.Her elder sister, Ilse, was born in 1909 and her younger sister, Margarete (Gretl), was born in 1915. Braun's parents were divorced in April 1921, but remarried in November 1922, probably for financial reasons (hyperinflation was plaguing the German economy at the time). Braun was educated at a Catholic lyceum in Munich, and then for one year at a business school in the Convent of the English Sisters in Simbach am Inn, where she had average grades and a talent for athletics. At age 17 she took a job working for Heinrich Hoffmann, the official photographer for the Nazi Party (NSDAP). She met Hitler, 23 years her senior, at Hoffmann's studio in Munich in October 1929. He had been introduced to her as "Herr Wolff".Eva's sister, Gretl, also worked for Hoffman from 1932 onward, and the women rented an apartment together for a time. Gretl accompanied her sister on her later trips with Hitler to the Obersalzberg.

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Franziska "Fanny" Braun (Kronberger)'s Timeline

December 12, 1885
Monaco di Baviera, Bavaria, Germany
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
February 6, 1912
Bayern, Deutschland
August 31, 1915
Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
January 13, 1976
Age 90
Ruhpolding, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany