Assia Wevill

Assia Wevill
1927 - 1969
Assia Wevill  German Personality

Assia Wevill dating history


Assia Wevill was previously married to David Wevill and Richard Lipsey.

Assia Wevill was in a relationship with Ted Hughes (1961 - 1969).


German Personality Assia Wevill was born Assia Esther Guttman on 15th May, 1927 in Berlin, Germany and passed away on 23rd Mar 1969 3 Okeover Manor, Clapham Common, London, England aged 41. She is most remembered for German-born woman who escaped the Nazis. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Assia Wevill is a member of the following lists: British Jews, People from Berlin and 1927 births.


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Married2 9 years 4 years, 6 months -
Dating1 8 years, 2 months - -
Total3 9 years 5 years, 9 months 8 years, 2 months


First Name Assia
Middle Name Esther
Last Name Wevill
Maiden Name Guttman
Full Name at Birth Assia Esther Guttman
Birthday 15th May, 1927
Birthplace Berlin, Germany
Died 23rd March, 1969
Place of Death 3 Okeover Manor, Clapham Common, London, England
Cause of Death Suicide By Gas
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Assia was a refugee from Nazi Germany...., Assia was linguistically gifted....
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality German
Occupation Text Personality
Occupation Personality
Claim to Fame German-born woman who escaped the Nazis
Pets David Wevill
(husband), Ted Hughes
(lover), Frieda Hughes
(Ted Hughes' daughter), Nicholas Hughes
(Ted Hughes' son), Yehuda Amichai
(Israeli poet), Alexandra Tatiana Elise
(daughter by Ted Hughes), Else Ludwig

Assia Esther Wevill (née Gutmann; 15 May 1927 – 23 March 1969) was a German woman who escaped the Nazis at the beginning of World War II and emigrated to Palestine, via Italy, then later the United Kingdom, where she had a relationship with the English poet Ted Hughes. She killed herself and their four-year-old daughter Alexandra Tatiana Elise (nicknamed Shura) using a gas oven, similar to Hughes's first wife Sylvia Plath's suicide six years earlier.

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Assia Wevill41 TaurusPersonality
Ted Hughes68 LeoPoet
David Wevill89 PiscesWriter
Richard Lipsey95 VirgoEconomist


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Alexandra Tatiana EloiseFemale3rd March, 196559 years oldTed Hughes




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