Dora Gerson
Dora Gerson (23 March 1899 – 14 February 1943) was a Jewish German cabaret singer and motion picture actress of the silent film era who died with her family at Auschwitz concentration camp.
Born D...
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Ernst Knaack
Ernst Knaack (4 November 1914 - 28 August 1944) was a German Communist and resistance fighter against the Nazi Germany régime.
Knaack was born in Berlin.In 1928 he joined the Communist Youth Leagu...
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Heinz Alt
Heinz Alt (1922 – 6 January 1945) was a German composer and one of the victims of Nazi regime.
Few facts are known about Alt, who worked in Theresienstadt concentration camp togethe...
Alfred Gottfried Ochshorn
Gottfried Ochshorn (April 6, 1915 – October 23 (or 20), 1943) was a Jewish Austrian communist student activist and fighter during the Spanish Civil War. At the end of the Spanish Republic he went to F...
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Christa Tordy
Christa Tordy (June 30, 1904 – April 28, 1945) was a German film actress. She was discovered while visiting her cousin Mady Christians in Berlin, and briefly became a leading star before retiring afte...
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Hans Schönrath
Hans Schönrath (November 8, 1902 – February 10, 1945) was a German boxer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.He was born in Gronau and died near Pillau. He was drowned when hospital ship "S...
Hans von Dohnányi
Hans von Dohnányi (1 January 1902 – 8 or 9 April 1945) was a German jurist of Hungarian ancestry, rescuer of Jews, and German resistance fighter against the Nazi régime.
Hans von Dohnányi wa...
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Lilli Jahn
Lilli Jahn (born Schlüchterer; March 5, 1900– probably June 19, 1944) was a German-Jewish doctor and victim of the Nazism in Germany. She gained international fame posthumously following the pub...
Willy Rosen
Willy Rosen (1894–1944) was a German-Jewish composer, songwriter, and renown cabaret player. Rosen was killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp on 29 September 1944.Rosen was born Julius Rosenbaum o...
Ida Jenbach
Hungarian born Ida Jenbach was a playwright and screenwriter for German and Austrian cinema during the 1920s. She was one of the authors of the spirited farce Opera Ball that appeared at the Little Ca...
Hans Erl
Hans Tobias Erl (Warsaw or Vienna 1882 — Deported to Auschwitz, 1942?) was a German operatic bass.
He began his actual career in the theatre during the 1908-1909 season at the Raimund-Theater in V...
Marie Jonas
Marie Anna Jonas, née Levinsohn (12 January 1893 in Fischhausen - 1944 in Auschwitz), was a doctor and a Holocaust victim.
Jonas was born in Fischhausen, East Prussia (now Primorsk, Kaliningrad Ob...
Stefan Meier
Stefan Meier (November 6, 1889 in Neustadt in the Black Forest; 19 September 1944 in Mauthausen concentration camp) was a German politician (SPD) who was one of the MPs who voted against the adoption ...
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Erich Sack
Erich Sack (1 April 1887 – 24 January 1943) was a German Lutheran Pastor and resistance fighter against the Nazis.Sack was born in Goldap, East Prussia (today Gołdap, Poland) and studied Luthera...
Friedrich Aue
Friedrich Aue (27 July 1896 – 27 November 1944) was a resistance fighter against the regime of Nazi Germany.Aue was a locksmith from Dodendorf (a part of Sülzetal), Prussian Saxony. In 1925 he j...
Alexander Beer
Alexander (Alex) Beer (10 September 1873 – 8 May 1944) was a German architect.Beer was born in Hammerstein (Czarne), West Prussia. He studied in Berlin and Darmstadt. His first employment was in...
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Max Herrmann (theatrologist)
Max Herrmann (14 May 1865 – 17 November 1942) was a German literary historian and theorist of theatre studies. He is considered to be the founding father of theatre studies in Germany.Born in Be...
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Karl Sack
Karl Sack (born June 9, 1896 in Bosenheim (now Bad Kreuznach), executed April 9, 1945 in Flossenbürg concentration camp) was a German jurist and member of the resistance movement during World War II.<...
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Jakob van Hoddis
Jakob van Hoddis (May 16, 1887 in Berlin – 1942 in Sobibor) was the pen name of a German-Jewish expressionist poet Hans Davidsohn, of which name "Van Hoddis" is an anagram. His most famous poem Welt...
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Dietrich Bonhoeffer ([ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈboːnhœfɐ]; 4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church. His writings...
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Felix Nussbaum
Felix Nussbaum (11 December 1904 – 9 August 1944) was a German-Jewish surrealist painter. Nussbaum’s artwork gives a rare glimpse into the essence of one individual among the victims of the Holocaust....
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Willi Graf
Willi Graf (2 January 1918 in Kuchenheim near Euskirchen – 12 October 1943 in Munich) was a Roman Catholic member of the White Rose (Weiße Rose) resistance group in Nazi Germany.Willi Graf's fam...
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Robert Danneberg
Robert Danneberg (23 July 1882, Vienna – approx 12 December 1942, Auschwitz) was an Austrian Jewish politician, a member of the Social Democratic Workers Party of Austria (SDAPÖ) and a prominent...
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Julie Wolfthorn
Julie Wolfthorn (January 8, 1864 – December 26, 1944) was a German painter. Born as Julie Wolf(f) to a middle-class Jewish family, she later styled herself as Julie Wolfthorn after her city of b...
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Fritz Wolffheim
Fritz Wolffheim (30 October 1888 – 17 March 1942) was a German communist politician and writer. He was a leading figure in the National Bolshevism tendency that was briefly influential in Germany afte...
Robert Remak (mathematician)
Robert Erich Remak (February 14, 1888 in Berlin – November 13, 1942 in Auschwitz) was a German mathematician. He is chiefly remembered for his work in group theory (Remak decomposition). His other int...
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Gertrud Kolmar
Gertrud Käthe Chodziesner (10 December 1894 – March 1943), known by the literary pseudonym Gertrud Kolmar, was a German lyric poet and writer. She was born in Berlin and died, after her arrest a...
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James Simon (composer)
James Simon (29 September 1880-12/14 October 1944) was a German composer, pianist and musicologist.