Urn with the ashes of Bertha von Suttner in the Coulumbarium of Gotha


Bertha von Suttner was a member of the Austrian association “Die Flamme”, which propagated cremation.

She promoted the construction of the first German crematorium in Gotha and ordered in her will that her body be transferred to Gotha and burned there.

The urn with its ashes is kept in the Columbarium in the crematorium Gotha

Petra Keppler and Jos Verhoeff visited the famous columbarium during the summer of 2016