Dohrenburg, Thyra

Thyra Dohrenburg (also Thyra Jakstein-Dohrenburg), born in Berlin in 1898, died in 1972 in Silkeborg or Ry (Denmark).

She was a translator who translated numerous literary works from the Scandinavian languages into German.

Since 1921 Dohrenburg has translated about 130 works into German, including, for example, fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, children's books such as Karlsson vom Dach by Astrid Lindgren, but also novels by Martin Andersen Nexö, Sigrid Undset or Halldór Laxness. She was married to the Hamburg architect Werner Jakstein.