Emilie Schenkl Age, Death Cause, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Emilie Schenkl

Real NameEmilie Schenkl
Profession Shorthand Typist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 164 cm
in meters- 1.64 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 December 1910
Birth PlaceVienna, Austria
Date of DeathMarch 1996
Place of DeathNot Known
Age (at the time of death) 86 Years
Death CauseNot Known
Zodiac signCapricorn
SignatureEmilie Schenkl Signature
Nationality Austrian
HometownVienna, Austria
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Name Not Known (Veterinarian)
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionAustrian Catholic
HobbiesReading & Writing
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseSubhas Chandra Bose
Emilie Schenkl With Subhas Chandra Bose
Marriage DateYear, 1937
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Anita Pfaff
Anita Bose Pfaff
Emilie Schenkl with Her Daughter Anita Bose Pfaff

Emilie Schenkl

Some Lesser Known Facts About Emilie Schenkl

  • Did Emilie Schenkl smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Emilie Schenkl drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Her father was unhappy with her progress in secondary school and enrolled her in a nunnery for four years. Schenkl did not want to become a nun and decided to return to school.
  • She was introduced to Bose through a mutual friend, Dr. Mathur, an Indian physician living in Vienna. Schenkl was very adroit in shorthand and her English and typing skills were good, for this, she was hired by Bose, who was writing his book, The Indian Struggle. They soon fell in love and were married in a secret Hindu ceremony in 1937, but without a Hindu priest, witnesses, or civil record.
  • Schenkl and her daughter survived the war. During their nine years of marriage, Schenkl and Bose spent less than three years together. In the post-war years, Schenkl worked in shifts at the trunk exchange and was the main breadwinner for her family, which included her daughter and her mother.
  • The family members from Bose’s extended family, including his brother Sarat Chandra Bose, met Emilie in Austria, Schenkl never visited India. According to her daughter, Schenkl was a very private woman and remained tight-lipped about her relationship with Bose throughout her life. Sarat Chandra Bose with Emilie and her Daughter
  • Emilie also wrote a letter to Netaji’s elder brother- Sarat Chandra Bose and his family inviting them to Vienna. Emilie Schenkl letter to S.C. Bose
  • She had never given Anita Pfaff (her daughter) Subhas Chandra Bose surname.