Justine Siegemund Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Justine Siegemund (Justine Siegemundin, Justine Diettrich)

Last Updated: 29 Apr, 2024 | Views: 512

Age: 68

Profession: Writer

Famous For: The Court Midwife

Justine Siegemund Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
26 Dec, 1636 (68 Years 10 Months 15 Days)

Birth Country

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Died on
10 Nov, 1705

Cause of Death
Still Unknown

Justine Siegemund Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Justine Siegemund (1636-1705) was a pioneering German midwife and author of the first published obstetrics textbook written by a woman, "The Court Midwife". Born in Prenzlau, Germany, Siegemund became a midwife after studying under her mother and attending births throughout her youth. Her book, published in 1690, offered detailed instructions on childbirth and was a success in Germany and abroad. Siegemund's work helped establish midwifery as a profession for women and improved childbirth practices in Europe.

Justine Siegemund career:

1661: Justine Siegemund moves to Guben and begins her career as a midwife.
1663: Siegemund publishes her famous book "Der Königlichen und Churfürstlichen in Brandenburg Medicinal- und Artzney-Kunst Lob- und Dank-Opffer", which later became known as "The Court Midwife".
1664: "The Court Midwife" is republished with additions and changes.
1665: Siegemund moves to Berlin and becomes an officially recognized midwife by the court.
The Court Midwife (1690): "The Court Midwife" is a memoir by Madame du Coudray about her experiences as a midwife in 18th-century France.

Justine Siegemund Unknown Facts:
Siegemund was married to Christian Siegemund, an accountant, for 42 years but had no children.
Despite being childless, she became a successful midwife and delivered over 6,200 infants during her career.

Justine Siegemund Legacy:
On 28 March 2023: Justine Siegemund appeared in Google doodle.

Justine Siegemund Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 152 cm
In Meters 1.52 m
In feet & Inches 5'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 50 Kg
In Pounds 110 lbs

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Justine Siegemund Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Elias Diettrich

Mother's Name
Not Known

Christian Siegemund

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