Edda Göring Biography
(Only Child of German Politician Hermann Göring and Actress Emmy Sonnemann)
Birthday: June 2, 1938 (Gemini)
Born In: Berlin, Germany
Edda Göring was the only child of the infamous Nazi leader and Hitler’s right-hand man, Hermann Göring. Her mother was the popular German actress and the second wife of Hermann, Emmy Sonnemann. Edda was born just a year before the outbreak of the Second World War and led a very comfortable childhood, away from the war. Hermann was the successor to Hitler and enjoyed a celebrity status in Germany. Therefore, Edda’s birth was considered a national celebration. When she was born, she received many gifts, most of them being rare artworks, such as ‘Madonna and Child’. When she was seven years old, Germany had lost the war, and her father was sentenced to death, before he committed suicide in custody. Later, Edda chose to lead a very simple life and became a law clerk. In the 1950s and 1960s, she was engaged in legal battles over the possession of the artwork that she had received at her birth. She rarely came out in public to talk about her father. However, in 1986, she gave a television interview, in which she made it clear that she loved Hermann as a father and thought very highly of him. She died at the age of 80.