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Jur Dr. Hermann Reis (1896 - 1944)

The novel, “German and Jew: the Life and Death of Sigmund Stein,” by John Dickinson (Quadrangle Books, Chicago, 1967) is a roman a clef of the lives of Hermann Reis and Willi Wertheim, who were partner...

5/28/2014 9/14/2020

Clara Philipsborn (1890 - c.1955)

"Klara", "Claire", "Clarita"

1/5/2015 5/2/2020

Gustav von Wangenheim MP (1895 - 1975)

cf.:

9/20/2015 3/18/2020

Erich (Eric) Max Adolph Collin MP (1899 - 1961)

"Erich Abraham Collin"

Mitglied der »Comedian Harmonists« 1935 Flucht nach Wien; 1938 über Paris in die USA cf.: &:

1/30/2020 1/30/2020

Willy Julius Rosen MP (1894 - 1944)

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Rosen, Willy Julius geboren am 18. Juli 1894 in Magdeburg / - / Provinz Sachsen wohnhaft in Berlin und Dresden Inhaftierung: 20. Juni 1943 - 04. Septemb...

3/18/2017 3/16/2019

Lotte Laserstein MP (1898 - 1993)

Painter Lotte Laserstein, who moved to Sweden when her career in Germany was thwarted by Nazism, gained prominence in the European art world for her realist portraiture style. After her initial a...

11/14/2017 9/7/2018

Vera Markovna Cohn MP (1907 - 2004)

cf.:

2/13/2011 8/31/2018

Samuel Fischer MP (1859 - 1934)

Samuel von Fischer Samuel Fischer, later Samuel von Fischer (24 December 1859 – 15 October 1934), was a Hungarian-born German publisher, the founder of S. Fischer Verlag. Fischer was born in Liptau...

3/25/2009 8/8/2018

Ruth Landshoff MP (1904 - 1966)

"Gräfin Landshoff-Yorck"

cf.: &:

6/16/2009 8/8/2018

Herwarth Walden MP (1879 - 1941)

"Herwarth Walden", "Georg Lewin"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Herwarth Walden (actual name Georg Lewin , September 16, 1879, in Berlin – October 31, 1941, in Saratov, Russia) was a German Expressionist artist and art expert ...

9/24/2011 11/8/2016

Else Lasker-Schüler MP (1869 - 1945)

"אלזה שילר"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Else Lasker-Schüler (February 11, 1869 – January 22, 1945) was a Jewish German poet and playwright famous for her bohemian lifestyle in Berlin. She was one of t...

9/24/2011 11/8/2016

Prof. Dr. jur. Max Alsberg MP (1877 - 1933)

Mitte April 1933 Flucht in die Schweiz, wo er sich wenige Monate später das Leben nahm cf.: &:

9/27/2012 11/2/2016

Ola Alsen (1880 - 1956)

"Henny", "Ola Alsen"

1933 Flucht nach England, im Anschluss in die USA; nach 1945 Rückkehr nach Deutschland cf.:

9/27/2012 11/2/2016

Magnus Hirschfeld MP (1868 - 1936)

cf.: &:

8/1/2016 8/1/2016

Georg Hermann Borchardt MP (1871 - 1943)

"Georg Hermann", "Peps"

A well known German Jewish writer, author of Jettchen Gebert. Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Borchardt, Georg geboren am 07. Oktober 1871 in Berlin / - / Stadt Berlin wohnhaft in Berlin...

12/30/2012 7/29/2016

Prof. Dr. phil. Friedrich Gundolf MP (1880 - 1931)

"Friedrich (Fritz) Leopold Gundelfinger"

Der Sohn des jüdischen Mathematikers Sigmund Gundelfinger (Professor an der Technischen Hochschule Darmstadt) studierte als Schüler von Erich Schmidt und Gustav Roethe Germanistik und Kunstgeschichte a...

2/13/2009 7/27/2016

Lesser Ury MP (1861 - 1931)

Lesser Ury (November 7, 1861 – October 18, 1931) was a German Jewish Impressionist painter and printmaker, associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting. He was born Leo Lesser Ury in Birnbaum, G...

9/17/2014 6/7/2016

Dr. jur. Alfred Apfel MP (1882 - 1941)

cf.: Alfred Apfel died of a heart attack, coronary thrombosis, at the American Consulate in Marseilles, France while waiting in the lobby for his papers for the trip to the United States. Although th...

1/19/2008 4/6/2016

Adolf Marx MP (1893 - aft.1942)

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Marx, Adolf geboren am 18. November 1893 in Mannheim / - / Baden wohnhaft in Mannheim und München Inhaftierung: 11. November 1938 - 20. Dezember 1938, D...

10/6/2007 3/13/2016

Erich Mendelsohn MP (1887 - 1953)

Erich Mendelsohn (21 March 1887 – 15 September 1953)[1] was a Jewish German architect, known for his expressionist architecture in the 1920s, as well as for developing a dynamic functionalism in his ...

4/10/2010 12/31/2015

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Hirsch, Otto geboren am 09. Januar 1885 in Stuttgart / - / Württemberg wohnhaft in Berlin (Wilmersdorf) Deportationsziel: 23. Mai 1941, Mauthausen, Konzen...

3/28/2008 9/15/2015

Sir Nikolaus Pevsner MP (1902 - 1983)

Nikolaus Pevsner wurde als Sohn des russisch-jüdischen Einwanderers und Pelzkaufmanns Hugo Pevsner und seiner Frau Anna in Leipzig geboren. Er wuchs in großbürgerlichen Verhältnissen auf. Nach dem Abit...

2/25/2015 2/25/2015

Lion Feuchtwanger MP (1884 - 1958)

Lion Feuchtwanger (7 July 1884 – 21 December 1958) was a German-Jewish novelist and playwright. A prominent figure in the literary world of Weimar Germany, he influenced contemporaries including playwr...

1/27/2009 1/28/2015

James Simon MP (1851 - 1932)

James Simon was a German entrepreneur, art collector, philanthropist and patron of the arts during the Wilhelmine period. He donated most of his significant collections to the Berlin State Museums, i...

9/18/2008 1/24/2015

Dr. Shlomo Asher Birnbaum MP (1891 - 1989)

"Solomon", "Salomo", "Solomon A", "Solomon Asher"

Solomon Birnbaum, also Salomo, Solomon A or Solomon Asher, (December 24, 1891, Vienna – December 28, 1989, Toronto) was a Yiddish linguist and Hebrew paleographer. Birnbaum was the oldest son of Nath...

5/4/2010 12/25/2014

1935 Flucht in die USA cf.:

2/7/2009 7/18/2014

Kurt Weill MP (1900 - 1950)

Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900[1] – April 3, 1950[1]) was a German-Jewish composer, active from the 1920s, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who w...

1/15/2012 7/13/2014

Rabbi Adolf Altmann MP (1879 - 1944)

  Adolf (Abraham) Altmann   Chief Rabbi of Trier, one of the oldest Jewish communities in Germany, as well as rabbi for the Jews of the South Tyrol town of Meran which was close to the front lines (Mer...

9/13/2007 7/13/2014

Walter Benjamin MP (1892 - 1940)

Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin (15 July 1892—27 September 1940) was a German-Jewish Marxist literary critic, essayist, translator, and philosopher. He was at times associated with the Frankfurt ...

10/16/2007 5/21/2014

Jakob Wassermann MP (1873 - 1934)

"Jacob", "Carl"

Wedding to Julie Speyer (439), Vienn, 1/6/1901 Jakob Wassermann (Hebrew: יעקב וסרמן‎; March 10, 1873 - January 1, 1934) was a Jewish-German writer and novelist. Life Jakob Wassermann in 189...

3/24/2010 5/12/2014

Dr. Nathan Birnbaum MP (1864 - 1937)

"Nochum", "Nachum", "Matthias Acher", "Nosen", "Nosson"

Nathan Birnbaum (Hebrew: נתן בירנבוים‎; pseudonyms: "Mathias Acher", "Dr. N. Birner", "Mathias Palme", "Anton Skart", "Theodor Schwarz", and "Pantarhei") (16 May 1864 – 2 April 1937) was an Austrian wr...

9/6/2008 3/28/2014

Hermann Cohen MP (1842 - 1918)

Hermann Cohen (4 July 1842 – 4 April 1918) was a German-Jewish philosopher, one of the founders of the Marburg School of Neo-Kantianism, and he is often held to be "probably the most important Jewish p...

7/10/2008 1/18/2014

Ernst Alfred Cassirer MP (1874 - 1945)

Ernst Cassirer Wikipedia - French Ernst Cassirer (July 28, 1874 – April 13, 1945) was a German philosopher. Trained within the Neo-Kantian Marburg School, he initially followed his mentor Hermann C...

12/16/2010 1/18/2014

Walther Rathenau MP (1867 - 1922)

"Walter"

Commemorating the 90th anniversary of Walther Rathenau’s death, Berlin, 24 June 2012 The Assassination of Walther Rathenau Walther Rathenau (September 29, 1867 – June 24, 1922) was a German indus...

9/17/2008 1/18/2014

Max Reinhardt MP (1873 - 1943)

Max Reinhardt (September 9, 1873-October 30, 1943) was an Austrian-born American stage and film actor and director. Biography. Max Reinhardt was born Maximilian Goldmann, of Jewish ancestry, in Baden...

12/3/2009 1/18/2014

Max Liebermann MP (1847 - 1935)

Max Lieberman German painter, etcher, lithographer and draughtsman Max Lieberman - Russische tekst Max Liebermann Nederlandse tekst Langjähriges Mitglied der »Gesellschaft der Freunde«, einem 1...

9/17/2008 1/18/2014

Franz Rosenzweig MP (1886 - 1929)

Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) ranks as one of the most original Jewish thinkers of the modern period. There can be little doubt that Franz Rosenzweig was not only one of the most seminal thinkers of his...

10/18/2007 1/18/2014

Arnold Schoenberg MP (1874 - 1951)

Arnold Schoenberg (pronounced [%CB%88a%CB%90%C9%90%CC%AFn%C9%94lt ˈʃøːnbɛɐ̯k]; 13 September 1874 – 13 July 1951) was an Austrian composer, associated with the expressionist movement in German poe...

2/7/2009 1/18/2014

Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics 1921 MP (1879 - 1955)

"אלברט אברהם איינשטיין", "Albert Abraham Einstein", "Abraham Einstein"

Albert Abraham Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955; Hebrew: אלברט אברהם איינשטיין) the first child of the Jewish couple Hermann and Pauline Einstein, nee Koch was born in Ulm, Württemberg Germany a...

4/4/2007 1/18/2014