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|Louise Victorine Choquet Ackermann (18131890)|
|Ackermann, Louise Victorine Choquet (äk'er-män). A French poet; born in Paris, Nov. 30, 1813; died near Nice, Aug. 2, 1890. Her philological studies took her to Berlin, where she married the philologian Paul Ackermann. After his death in 1846 she lived in retirement in an old convent near Nice. Her poems are for the most part pessimistic but passionate. Principal works: Tales in Verse (1855), chiefly Oriental and Ancient Greek subjects; Tales and Poems (1863); Philosophical Poems (1872); Thoughts of a Lonely Woman (1883).|