Ahlborn was born as the eldest daughter of the Hanoverian judicial officer E. Jaeger. She received lessons from private tutors , but finished school in Göttingen , where she temporarily lived with her grandparents. She married the tenant Ahlborn in 1855 and from then on lived on the loan property in Ehrenburg in the Diepholz district . Her husband died in 1873. Luise Ahlborn only began to write after his death. She mainly published novels, most of which had historical content. Her work, Schloss Favorite , was published in its third edition in 1906. After the death of her husband, Ahlborn first moved to Osnabrück and in 1881 to Hanover . From 1895 to 1902 she lived in Bad Harzburg , but then returned to Hanover. In 1910 she moved to Hildesheim to live with her daughter Marie Remmers, where she died in 1921.
- In spirit and in truth. Novel, 3 parts. Rümpler, Hanover 1873–1876.
- Elisabeth of Brandenburg. Historical novel. 3 volumes. Janke, Berlin 1878. ( digitized volume 1 ), ( volume 2 ), ( volume 3 )
- The bad year. Novel from Swiss history. 3 volumes. Janke, Berlin 1880.
- Braunau family. Novel, 3 volumes. Janke, Berlin 1883.
- Philip of Artevelde. Historical novel. Janke, Berlin 1883.
- In the deep forest. Novel. 3 volumes. Kiepert & von Bolschwing, Freiburg 1885.
- Favorite Castle. Historical novel from Rastatt. 3 volumes. Janke, Berlin 1887. (6th edition Brodesser, Baden-Baden 1936.)
- Your neighbor. Novel. Janke, Berlin 1888.
- In the Beguin Tower. Novel. Janke, Berlin 1890. (Reprint 1994)
- Prince Dino Adorno. Novel. Costenoble, Jena 1890.
- Anonymous. Novel. Narrative. Janke, Berlin 1890.
- Gundel by Schweiler. Historical novel. Costenoble, Jena 1890.
- Ippolito de 'Medici. Novel. Costenoble, Jena 1892.
- Messes. Novel. 2 volumes. Janke, Berlin 1894.
- Duty and desire. Novel. 1894.
- Johann Duve. Novel from the Hanover city history. 2 volumes. Costenoble, Jena 1897.
- Help yourself! (Roman, 1895)
- Unforgiving. Novel. Hillger, Berlin / Eisenach / Leipzig 1899.
- Two duchesses. Historical novel. 1903.
- In bad appearance. Novel. 1905.
- Franz Brümmer : Lexicon of German poets and prose writers from the beginning of the 19th century to the present . Volume 1. Brockhaus, Leipzig 1913, pp. 36-37.
- Elisabeth Friedrichs: The German-speaking women writers of the 18th and 19th centuries. A lexicon . Metzler, Stuttgart 1981, ISBN 3-476-00456-2 , ( Repertories on the history of German literature 9), p. 2.
- Literature by and about Luise Ahlborn in the catalog of the German National Library
- Luise Ahlborn in the historical novel project
- NEWW Women Writers
- In the literature, the place of birth is also given as Melle near Osnabrück , which Friedrichs describes as incorrect. See Friedrichs, p. 2. The month of May is sometimes also given as March.
- According to Friedrich's investigations, the statement that Ahlborn died in Hanover in December 1911 is incorrect. See Friedrichs, p. 2.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Jaeger, Luise; Haidheim, Luise (pseudonym)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German writer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 14, 1834|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Jemgum|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 30, 1921|
|Place of death||Hildesheim|