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Carl Katz MP (1899 - 1972)

In Theresienstadt, Katz was the head of the Building Administration department within the Jewish self-administration of the ghetto From Beate Meyer's A Fatal Balancing Act: "Until 1942, Carl Katz had...

7/23/2014 12/7/2016

Leopold Saul Sonnemann MP (1831 - 1909)

Gründer der Frankfurter Zeitung

11/9/2012 11/8/2016

Herwarth Walden MP (1879 - 1941)

"Herwarth Walden"

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 ...

9/24/2011 11/8/2016

Julius Jakob Posener MP (1904 - 1996)

cf.: &: &:

9/9/2014 10/18/2016

Herbert Loebl (1923 - 2013)

Obituary: Profile: ___________________________________________________________________ Profile in The Journal (UK) May 14, 2012 , updated June 25, 2013: HE'S known as a pioneering industrialist...

8/28/2010 9/23/2016

James Fraenkel, Dr. med. (1859 - 1935)

Based on work of Malgosia Ploszaj from Rybnik, 2014: Born 1859 in Rybnik Death 1935 in Berlin Psychiatrist, co-founder of modern psychotheraphy and so called Berolinum – private hospital...

12/28/2014 9/19/2016

Daniel Aaron (1926 - 2003)

Daniel Aaron fled Nazi Germany as a child with his family, arriving in the USA September 24, 1937, age 11. Both his parents committed suicide within four weeks of one another less than two years later....

8/19/2016 9/14/2016

Friedrich Hollaender MP (1896 - 1976)

YouTube video/recording in 1930 of the composer/leader of the band singing! Marlene Dietrich singing "Falling in Love Again" from "Blue Angel" video Marlene Dietrich 1927 recording of 'Naughty Lo...

7/28/2011 9/9/2016

Lesser Ury (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 ...

9/17/2014 9/4/2016

Dorothea von Schlegel was born in 1764 in Berlin[1]. Oldest daughter of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, a leading figure in the German Enlightenment (Aufklarung). She married the merchant and ba...

8/17/2008 9/4/2016

Philipp Feibisch Veit (1793 - 1877)

"Philip"

Person:

8/17/2008 9/4/2016

1936 Flucht nach Palästina; Rückkehr nach Schweighof bzw. Frankfurt am Main 1957 cf.: &: &:

7/30/2007 8/23/2016

Paul Ferdinand Straßmann (auch Strassmann) (* 23. Oktober 1866 in Berlin; † 15. August 1938 in Gstaad) war ein deutscher Gynäkologe, der sich besondere Verdienste um die Geburtshil...

8/5/2016 8/10/2016

Eugen Fuchs (1856 - 1923)

Eugen Fuchs (* 6. Februar 1856 in Koschentin, Oberschlesien; † 22. Dezember 1923 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Rechtsanwalt. Er trat besonders als Kenner auf dem Gebiet des Sachenrechts hervor. ...

10/30/2014 8/8/2016

cf.: –1916) Biography of Albert Fraenkel Albert Fraenkel was the son of David Eduard, a Jewish wine merchant, and his wife Sophie Traube. In 1866 he began the study of medicine at the Berlin Uni...

5/18/2014 8/5/2016

Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (born May 25, 1921) is a physicist currently residing near Geneva, Switzerland. He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz, for whi...

5/25/2014 8/2/2016

Rudolf Benario along with two others - Ernst Goldmann and Arthur Kahn - are considered to be the very first Jews murdered by the Nazi regime in a concentration camp. Benario was arrested by the SA on M...

9/28/2013 8/2/2016

Georg Hermann (1871 - 1943)

"Georg Hermann", "Peps"

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Borchardt, Georg geboren am 07. Oktober 1871 in Berlin / - / Stadt Berlin wohnhaft in Berlin Inhaftierungsort: 20. Juni 1943 - 16. November ...

12/30/2012 7/29/2016

Alfred Salomon MP (1919 - 2013)

Im März 1943 Deportation mit seiner Frau Edith aus Berlin nach Auschwitz-Monnowitz; er überlebte das KZ und kehrte 1945 nach Bochum zurück! vgl. seinen Nachruf:

4/13/2014 7/29/2016

Friedrich Gundolf, Prof. Dr. phil. 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 Kun...

2/13/2009 7/27/2016

Felix Deutsch MP (1858 - 1928)

From wikipedia.org: Felix Deutsch (* 16. Mai 1858 in Breslau; † 19. Mai 1928 in Berlin) war ein deutsch-jüdischer Industrieller und Mitbegründer der AEG. Felix Deutsch wurde zu...

2/7/2009 5/19/2016

Siegfried Czapski, Dr. ing. MP (1861 - 1907)

10/6/2009 5/14/2016

Salomon Oppenheim, Jr. MP (1772 - 1828)

Gründer des Bankhauses Sal. Oppenheim Jr & Cie

12/21/2010 5/14/2016

Samuel Saenger, Prof. Dr. phil. MP (1864 - 1944)

"Junius"

Samuel Saenger (* 17. Februar 1864 in Saagar bei Riga, Russisches Kaiserreich (heute Litauen); † 6. Mai 1944 in Los Angeles, USA) war ein deutscher Diplomat. Samuel Saenger studierte in London...

8/26/2013 4/6/2016

Alfred Apfel, Dr. jur. 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

Julius Bab MP (1880 - 1955)

4/3/2016 4/3/2016

Elkan Henle (1761 - 1833)

Elkan Henle (also Elkav Henle; * 7 December 1761 in Fürth , † 14 October 1833 ) was a German merchant, who as a champion of the emancipation of the Bavarian Jews emerged. His father was...

4/1/2015 3/19/2016

Marcel Reich-Ranicki MP (1920 - 2013)

11/29/2011 3/7/2016

Fritz Springer MP (1850 - 1944)

Fritz Springer war der zweitälteste Sohn des Buchhändlers und Verlegers Julius Springer und seiner Frau Marie, geb. Oppert. Nach dem Abitur 1869 und Teilnahme am Deutsch-Französisc...

4/20/2014 2/24/2016

Eduard Magnus MP (1799 - 1872)

"Samuel Magnus"

2/7/2009 2/8/2016

Prof. Alexander Marx (1878 - 1953)

Alexander Marx (1878-1953), historian, bibliographer and librarian. He studied at the University of Berlin and at the *Rabbiner-Seminar (Berlin), marrying in 1905 Hannah the daughter of R' David Zvi ...

8/13/2007 1/30/2016

Ludwig Guttmann MP (1899 - 1980)

Born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Tost, Upper Silesia, Germany in 1899 Ludwig Guttmann was the eldest of four children and the only boy. At the age of 18, he volunteered to be an orderly at the ...

5/17/2007 1/19/2016

cf.: &:

12/14/2015 12/31/2015

Rabbi Isaak Loewi, Dr. phil. MP (1803 - 1873)

"Itsek", "Löwi. Löwy"

cf.: Isaac Loewi also: Isaac Loewi, Lowy or Lowi, (born 31 January 1803 in Adelsdorf, d. 25. December 1873 in Fürth) was from 21st March 1831 until his death in 1873 Chief Rabbi in Fürt...

5/18/2011 12/26/2015

Alfred Gottheiner (1874 - 1940)

Alfred Gottheiner born 21st June 1874, designed the AOK Building in Berlin, now known as Haus am Köllnischen Park. In many texts and books this project has been credited to his cousin Albert Got...

12/7/2015 12/8/2015

Oswald Behrens (1901 - 1943)

12/7/2015 12/7/2015

Bethel Henry (Bartel Heinrich) Strousberg, Dr. phil. MP (1823 - 1884)

"Baruch Hirsch Strausberg", "Bethel Strausberg", "Bethel Straussberg", "Bethel Stroussberg"

Bethel Henry Strousberg Wikipedia Barthel Heinrich Strausberg German Wikipedia Bethel Henry Strousberg (20 November 1823 – 31 May 1884) was a Jewish industrialist and railway entrepreneur ...

5/9/2013 12/2/2015

David Heinemann MP (1819 - 1902)

The Galerie Heinemann was founded in 1872 by David Heinemann (1819-1902) and was numbered amongst the most important art dealerships in Germany until its "Aryanization" in 1938. In Munich its rooms...

12/6/2014 12/1/2015

Julius Wolfgang Schülein MP (1881 - 1970)

Julius Wolfgang Schulein German-American(1881-1970) Landscape painter Julius W. Schulein was born in Munich in 1881. After obtaining a law degree in 1904, he entered the Munich Academy where he stu...

12/6/2014 11/30/2015

Richard John Bing MP (1909 - 2010)

11/30/2015 11/30/2015

Joseph Schülein MP (1854 - 1938)

Created the Munich brewery, Löwenbräu. See photo under "Media" tab

7/28/2014 11/30/2015

Else Bassermann (1878 - 1961)

"Elsa"

1/19/2014 11/14/2015

Moritz Heinrich Romberg (1795 - 1873)

3/31/2015 11/12/2015

Otto Eckstein (1927 - 1984)

Otto Eckstein (August 1, 1927 – March 22, 1984) was a German-born economist. He was a key developer and proponent of the idea of core inflation (Eckstein 1981), a theory whereby it is pr...

2/7/2009 10/16/2015

The Patron: A Life of Salman Schocken, 1877-1959 , by Anthony David Salman Schocken (18771959) led an extraordinary life. An East European Jew by birth, he flourished as a businessman and cultural ...

7/3/2007 10/8/2015

Rudolf Moos (1866 - 1951)

cf.:

3/29/2008 10/6/2015

Heinrich Thannhauser (1859 - 1934)

[ ] He was an art dealer and owned the Thannhauser Gallery in Munich. He was one of the main promoters of the early Expressionist art in Germany.

8/5/2009 10/6/2015

Geh. Kommerzienrat Ignaz Bing MP (1840 - 1918)

"hebrew name: Ignaz Ben Salomon Bernhard Bing"

Previous data collected here has now been ported over to a Wikipedia page: Ignaz Bing From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ignaz Bing (January 29, 1840 - March 24, 1918) was a German-Jewish indu...

9/16/2013 9/27/2015

Hermann "Hertie" Tietz MP (1837 - 1907)

Hermann Tietz was a German merchant of Jewish origin. Tietz was born on 29 April 1837 in Birnbaum an der Warthe near Posen (today Międzychód, Poland) and died on 3 May 1907 in Berlin)...

3/15/2010 9/25/2015

Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Hirsch, Otto geboren am 09. Januar 1885 in Stuttgart / - / Württemberg wohnhaft in Berlin (Wilmersdorf) Deportationsziel: 23. Mai 194...

3/28/2008 9/15/2015

Wilhelm von Landau MP (1848 - 1908)

"Wilhelm Freiherr von Landau"

Archeologist and philologist Author of several books including: Die Bedeutung der Phönizier im Völkerleben By Wilhelm Freiherr von Landau

7/28/2011 9/14/2015

Clara Sachs (1862 - 1921)

7/24/2014 9/10/2015

Max Horkheimer MP (1895 - 1973)

Max Horkheimer (February 14, 1895 – July 7, 1973) was a German Jewish philosopher and sociologist who was famous for his work in critical theory as a member of the 'Frankfurt School' of social...

6/29/2015 9/2/2015

Prof. Dr. Ludwig Borchardt MP (1863 - 1938)

Ludwig Borchardt (October 5, 1863 – August 12, 1938) was a German Egyptologist who was born in Berlin. Life[edit] the bust of Nefertiti is the best known find of Ludwig Borchardt Also kn...

10/13/2011 8/8/2015

Eugen Bamberger MP (1857 - 1932)

Eugen Bamberger From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Eugenbamberger09.jpg Born 19 July 1857 Berlin, Germany Died 10 December 1932 (aged 75) Ponte Tresa, Switzerland Nationality German Fields c...

8/13/2012 7/26/2015

Carl Weigert (1845 - 1904)

"Karl"

Karl Weigert, Carl Weigert (19 March 1845 in Münsterberg in Silesia – 5 August 1904 in Frankfurt am Main) was a German Jewish pathologist. He received his education at the universities ...

3/12/2012 7/23/2015

Ernst Wertheimer (1893 - 1978)

Haim Ernst Wertheimer (Hebrew: חיים ארנסט ורטהיימר‎; August 24, 1893 ȁ...

7/14/2015 7/14/2015

Jacob Steinhardt (1887 - 1968)

7/11/2015 7/11/2015

Franz Theodor Reizenstein MP (1911 - 1968)

Musician and composer. "Franz Theodor Reizenstein (7 June 1911 – 15 October 1968) was a German-born British composer and concert pianist. He left Germany for sanctuary in Britain in 1934 and w...

8/4/2013 7/10/2015

Felix Edmundo Lebrecht Diaz-Pinto (1943 - 2013)

"Edmundo"

3/26/2009 7/10/2015

Heinz Wilhelm Hopf (1894 - 1971)

"Heinrich"

See photos under the "Media" tab Heinz Hopf (19 November 1894 – 3 June 1971) is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century. Hopf was born in Gräbschen, Germ...

7/12/2008 7/10/2015

Ludwig Hopf, Prof. Dr. (1884 - 1939)

See photos, painted portrait and documents under the "Media" tab A detailed biographic profile: ____________________________ Ludwig Hopf (1884 in Nürnberg, Germany – December 21, 19...

7/9/2008 7/9/2015

Albert Mosse, Dr. jur. (1846 - 1925)

Albert Mosse war Ehrenbürger von Berlin

2/16/2010 6/23/2015

Fritz Mauthner MP (1849 - 1923)

Fritz Mauthner verbrachte seine Jugendjahre in Prag, wohin die Familie 1855 übersiedelte, besuchte zunächst eine jüdische Privatschule, dann das Piaristengymnasium, schließl...

11/16/2008 6/21/2015

Rahel Varnhagen von Ense MP (1771 - 1833)

Rahel Varnhagen, née Levin, later Robert was a German writer and intellectual who hosted one of the most prominent salons in Europe during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. She is the subj...

5/17/2013 6/6/2015

Erich Cohn-Bendit (1902 - 1949)

Erich Cohn-Bendit (* 26. November 1902 in Berlin als Erich Cohn; † 14. August 1959 in Frankfurt am Main) war ein deutscher Rechtsanwalt. Leben[Bearbeiten] Erich Cohn entstammt einer wohlhabe...

4/4/2015 5/8/2015

Ida Dehmel (Coblenz) MP (1870 - 1942)

"Isi", "Ysi", "Frau Isi"

Ida Dehmel (* 14. Januar 1870 in Bingen am Rhein; † 29. September 1942 in Hamburg) war Lyrikerin und Frauenrechtlerin. In der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus wurde sie als Jüdin verfolgt. ...

7/23/2014 4/28/2015

Eugen Gutmann (1840 - 1925)

cf.:

10/6/2011 4/19/2015

Josef Garbáty-Rosenthal MP (1851 - 1939)

Bereits im Jahre 1879 begann Josef Garbáty-Rosenthal gemeinsam mit seiner Frau Rosa Rahel, Zigaretten und Tabakwaren in Heimarbeit herzustellen. Im Jahre 1881 gründete dann Josef Garb�...

10/4/2013 3/6/2015

1838 Emigration von Berlin nach Oxford/UK; 1939 in die USA cf.: &: &:

2/24/2015 2/26/2015

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 Verhä...

2/25/2015 2/25/2015

Georg Simmel MP (1858 - 1918)

Georg Simmel (German: [ˈzɪməl]; 1 March 1858 – 28 September 1918) was a German sociologist, philosopher, and critic. Simmel was one of the first generation of German soc...

10/4/2011 2/24/2015

Georg Wertheim MP (1857 - 1939)

Wertheim wuchs in Stralsund auf. Nach der kaufmännischen Lehre bei Wolff und Apolant übernahm er 1876 zusammen mit seinem Bruder Hugo das 1875 gegründete Ladengeschäft der E...

1/24/2015 1/29/2015

Leopold Ullstein MP (1826 - 1899)

Leopold Ullstein (6 September 1826 – 4 December 1899) was the founder and publisher of several successful German newspapers, including B.Z. am Mittag and Berliner Morgenpost. Many of these are...

8/15/2010 1/25/2015

Hans Gustav Casparius (1900 - 1986)

Keine großen Posen vor der Kamera, sondern die unmittelbare Nähe zwischen Fotograf und Porträtierten zeigend: Das ist die Faszination, die von den Porträts des renommierten ...

11/29/2014 1/24/2015

Daniel Joseph Jaffé (1809 - 1874)

"Johan"

6 מגילות יחש של משפחת יפה- צבי יפ...

12/16/2012 12/16/2014

Eduard Arnhold MP (1849 - 1925)

German Jewish industrialist. Born in Dessau, he began his rise to become one of Germany's "coal kings" as a 15-year-old apprentice in Caesar Wollheim's company in Berlin; became company secretary by ag...

10/26/2011 12/3/2014

Langjähriges Mitglied der »Gesellschaft der Freunde«, einem 1792 in Berlin gegründeten jüdischen Hilfsverein, der allerdings seit den 1880er Jahren vorwiegend als Clu...

2/7/2009 7/18/2014

Friedrich (Fritz) Viktor von Friedländer-Fuld MP (1858 - 1917)

"Friedlaender"

Langjähriges Mitglied der »Gesellschaft der Freunde«, einem 1792 in Berlin gegründeten jüdischen Hilfsverein, der allerdings seit den 1880er Jahren vorwiegend als Clu...

2/28/2012 6/30/2014

Bernhard Dernburg MP (1865 - 1937)

Bernhard was a German liberal politician, banker, and co-founder of the center-left German Democratic Party (1918-1933).Although his father hailed from a prominent Jewish family, Bernhard's family conv...

8/12/2012 6/29/2014

Kilian von Steiner MP (1833 - 1903)

See Wikipedia... About this sound Kilian von Steiner (9 October 1833 - 25 September 1903) was a German banker and industrialist. Life and careerEdit Born in Laupheim as the eighth child of Jewi...

1/30/2012 6/7/2014

Otto Brahm MP (1856 - 1912)

Otto Brahm (born Otto Abrahamson on 5 February 1856 in Hamburg; died 28 November 1912 in Berlin) was a German drama and literary critic, theatre manager and director. deutscher Kunst- und Theaterkrit...

8/31/2013 6/7/2014

Emil Ludwig MP (1881 - 1948)

Emil Ludwig (25 January 1881 – 17 September 1948) was a German author, known for his biographies and study of historical "greats."[1] Contents [show] Biography[edit] Emil Ludwig (origina...

2/28/2012 6/6/2014

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 ...

4/10/2010 6/6/2014

cf.: : Krautheimer, Richard Byzantinist and baroque scholar, architectural historian; Director of Institute of Fine Art, New York University. Krautheimer was the son of Nathan Krautheimer (1854-1...

7/17/2013 6/6/2014

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 th...

10/16/2007 5/21/2014

Chaile Karoline "Madame" Raphael von Kaulla MP (1739 - 1809)

"Madame Kaulla"

Court Jewess in Hechingen, Stuttgart cf.: &:

3/6/2010 5/19/2014

Glückel von Hameln MP (c.1646 - 1724)

"Gluckel von Hameln", "Glückel Hameln", "Glückel Pinkerlé", "Glückel bat Loeb Pinkerle", "Glückel dite "Hameln"", "Glückel of Hameln", "Gluckel of Hameln", "Glikl of Hamelin", "Glikl bas Judah Leib"

Glückel of Hameln Lecture/Biography Dr. Henry Abramson Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln Google Books Glückel of Hameln (also spelled Gluckel or Glikl of Hamelin; also known as Glikl bas...

1/1/2008 5/19/2014

cf.: 1901 zum Ehrenbürger von Nürnberg ernannt LUDWIG GERNGROS attended a commercial school in Fuerth followed by an apprenticeship, as employee and traveller with Mayer Kohn in Nur...

9/16/2013 5/19/2014

Leopold Loewenherz (1847 - 1892)

Leopold Loewenherz (* 31. Juli 1847 in Czarnikau (Provinz Posen); † 30. Oktober 1892 in Charlottenburg, heute Ortsteil von Berlin) war ein deutscher Physiker. Er förderte die Entwicklung ...

3/25/2013 4/10/2014

Sir Ernst Boris Chain , FRS (19 June 1906 – 12 August 1979) was a German-born British biochemist, and a 1945 co-recipient (with Sir Howard Florey and Sir Alexander Fleming) of the Nobel Prize fo...

2/7/2009 1/25/2014

Moses Mendelssohn MP (1729 - 1786)

"Philosopher"

Moses Mendelssohn (Dessau, September 6, 1729 – January 4, 1786 in Berlin) was a German Jewish philosopher to whose ideas the renaissance of European Jews, Haskalah (the Jewish Enlightenment) is ...

5/17/2008 1/24/2014

Ernst Bloch MP (1885 - 1977)

Sources: Bernhard Kukatzki about Ernst Bloch's ancestry (in German): Ernst Bloch (German: [ˈɛʁnst ˈblɔx], July 8, 1885 – August 4, 1977) was a Germ...

12/25/2008 1/21/2014

Siegfried Bing (1838 - 1905)

"Samuel Bing"

Spanier Stammbaum- page 60 Siegfried Bing (26 February 1838 – 6 September 1905),was a German art dealer who lived in Paris as an adult, and who helped introduce Japanese art and artworks to th...

12/10/2010 1/20/2014

Langjähriges Mitglied der »Gesellschaft der Freunde«, einem 1792 in Berlin gegründeten jüdischen Hilfsverein, der allerdings seit den 1880er Jahren vorwiegend als Clu...

8/22/2013 1/20/2014

Marie-Louise (Maise) Jaffé MP (1904 - 1993)

divorced from Walter Idell in 1939 and emigrated from Berlin to New York the same year

8/23/2013 1/20/2014

1939 Emigration mit seiner Frau, seinem Bruder und dessen Familie in die USA

8/23/2013 1/20/2014

Aniela Jaffé MP (1903 - 1991)

8/22/2013 1/20/2014

Hans Rudolf Fürstenberg MP (1890 - 1982)

"Jean Furstenberg"

Was in Paris during the WW2. But: during the time of his emigration from Germany, he lived also in Amsterdam, in Normandy, but most of the time – together with his wife Genia – disgui...

8/31/2008 1/20/2014

Bruno Cassirer (1872 - 1941)

Bruno Cassirer Descendants of Moses Spanier page 181

11/22/2009 1/20/2014