Blessed Gertrude of Altenberg

Memorial

Profile

Daughter of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary and Louis IV, landgrave of Thuringia. Educated at Altenberg Abbey. Cistercian nun at Altenberg. Chosen abbess when very young, and led the house for 50 years.

Born

Died

  • 1297 of natural causes

Beatified

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Gertrude of Altenberg“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 July 2014. Web. 22 August 2014. <>