Hans Salomon Landshut
|Birthplace:||Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, Nowe Miasto County, Warminsko-Mazurskie, Poland|
|Death:||Died in Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany|
|Cause of death:||Holocaust|
|Managed by:||Private User|
About Hans Salomon Landshut
Hans Salomon Landshut (born February 14, 1897 in Neumark in West Prussia (today Poland), died October 3, 1944 in Sachsenhausen concentration camp) was a German physician of the Jewish faith. Hans Salomon Landshut was the son of the mill owner Joseph Landshut and his wife Alma (nee Rosenthal). He received an Iron Cross in the First World War. He studied medicine in Heidelberg and received on 1 August 1923 his license. In 1932 he married Berta Dehle not Jewish. Together with her he had a daughter, Lilly Landshut. He lived in Berlin, Bötzowstr 73. After the seizure of power by the National Socialists and the prohibition of Jewish doctors he worked illegally on and assisted fugitive Jews. He provided them with shelter and provided them with money and food. In 1943, he hide the Soviet spies Joseph Weingart and provided him with a radio for the construction of a radio transmitter available. On 7 May 1943 Landshut was arrested by the Gestapo and initially detained at the police station Alexanderplatz. In April 1944 he was deported to the satellite camp of Sachsenhausen concentration camp, where he worked as a camp doctor. After his admission to the main camp, he was on the 3rd October 1944 shot there. Source: Wikipedia, Yad Vashem.