Dr. Ernst von der Porten (1884 - 1940)

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Birthplace: Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Death: Died in Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Cause of death: suicide
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About Dr. Ernst von der Porten

Ernst von der Porten, born 10 May 1884 in Hamburg, married on 26 November 1911 Friederike Frieda Alexander, born 2 December 1885 in Hamburg, and they had three daughters:

1. Gerda Friederike, b. 9 Oct. 1912, Hamburg

2. Hanna Irene, b. 7 Oct. 1914, Hamburg

3. Eva Marianne, b. 19 May 1917, Hamburg

Ernst von der Porten practiced medicine in Hamburg until May 1938. He left National Socialist Germany for Brussels, Belgium during that summer.

He and his wife took their own lives in a hospital in Perpignan, France, on 12/13 December 1940. Their second daughter had died in childbirth in 1938, and the youngest, Marianne, died in Bergen-Belsen, Germany, around 15 February 1945.

The eldest daughter, Dr. Gerda Ottenstein-von der Porten, survived the war (d. 1985) -------------------- Ernst von der Porten and his wife Frieda emigrated from Hamburg to Brussels in 1938 and were deported to France in 1940, where they both committed suicide in Perpignan

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Dr. Ernst von der Porten's Timeline

1884
May 10, 1884
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
1912
October 9, 1912
Age 28
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
1914
October 7, 1914
Age 30
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
1917
May 19, 1917
Age 33
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
1940
December 13, 1940
Age 56
Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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