Birthplace in Bad Salzbrunn

His birth place was “Hotel zur Krone” (later “Preußische Krone” or “Prussian crown”, which his parents managed from 1839 until 1879, first as leaseholders, then as owners. He was the youngest son of four children, Georg (born in 1853), Johanna (born in 1856) and Carl, who also became an author, (born in 1858).

The picture comes from the Hauptmann archive in Erkner.