Erich Kurt Mühsam (1878 - 1934) MP

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Birthplace: Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Death: Died in Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany
Cause of death: murdered
Occupation: Schriftsteller, Publizist, poet, anarchist
Managed by: Thomas Föhl
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About Erich Kurt Mühsam

Erich Mühsam (6 April 1878 – 10 July 1934) was a German-Jewish antimilitarist anarchist essayist, poet and playwright. He emerged at the end of World War I as one of the leading agitators for a federated Bavarian Soviet Republic.

Also a cabaret performer, he achieved international prominence during the years of the Weimar Republic for works which, before Hitler came to power in 1933, condemned Nazism and satirized the future dictator. Mühsam was murdered in the Oranienburg concentration camp in 1934.

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Erich Kurt Mühsam's Timeline

1878
April 6, 1878
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1902
October 16, 1902
Age 24
Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
1915
September 15, 1915
Age 37
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1934
July 10, 1934
Age 56
Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany
July 15, 1934
Age 56
Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin, Germany
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