Luise died at her home in London on 30 December 2014, just 14 days before her 105th birthday. The last few years had been busy, especially so for someone in their tenth decade. The chronology continues below, with important dates relating to events that have taken place since Luise’s death. A * denotes magazine and newspaper articles most of which have been copied in full and are available on this site – click the links to open a new page.
Jan 13: Luise’s funeral takes place in London, the day after what would have been her 105th birthday, with a small ceremony with only close family in attendance, as per her wishes
Oct 1: Auction of property from the estate of Luise Rainer, at Julien’s Auction House in Beverly Hills
Mar 11: A street in Luise’s city of birth, Dusseldorf, is named after her: Luise Rainer Straße
Oct 12: Eine Hollywood-Göttin aus Düsseldorf exhibition of photographs opens
Mar 8-10: The Eine Hollywood-Göttin aus Düsseldorf exhibition of photographs is shown as part of the Düsseldorf Photo Weekend 2019