At the Circulating Library Author Information: Leopoldine Harriet Prochazka

Author: Leopoldine Harriet Prochazka (born 1821)

Biography: Leopoldine Prochaska was born in 1821 in Austria, the daughter of Theresia Pauline Gersch de Ott. Her father died while she was young. In 1826, her mother mother married the politician Henry Villiers-Stuart (later Baron Stuart de Decies), but the marriage was never legally confirmed and their son Henry Windsor Villiers-Stuart (d. 1895) was unable to inherit his father's title. She spent her childhood in London and travel widely. In 1842, Leopoldine married Baron Ottokar Prochaska in Prague. They spent most of their married life in Hungary. Her death cannot be traced.

Fiction Titles:

  1. The Abduction: or, Marvels of Mesmerism.  3 vol.  London: Shoberl, 1850.