Ernst Heilmann
Ernst Heilmann (13 April 1881 – 3 April 1940) was a German jurist and politician for the Social Democratic Party of Germany.Born in Berlin, then Prussia, Heilmann attended the University of Berlin, ma...
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Johann Gruber
Dr. Johann Gruber (October 20, 1889 - April 7, 1944), also known as "Papa Gruber" and "The Saint of Gusen", was an Austrian Roman Catholic priest who was imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentrati...
Joseph Carlebach
Joseph Hirsch (Tzvi) Carlebach (Karlebach) (January 30, 1883, Lübeck, German Empire – March 26, 1942, Biķerniecki forest, near Riga, Latvia) was an Orthodox rabbi and Jewish-German scholar and natural...
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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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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...
Ruth Maier
Ruth Maier (10 November 1920 in Vienna, Austria - 1 December 1942 in Auschwitz, Poland) was an Austrian woman whose diaries describing her experiences of the Holocaust in Austria and Norway were publi...
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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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Walter Spies
Walter Spies (15 September 1895 – 19 January 1942) was a Russian-born German primitivist painter. In 1923 he came to Java, living first in Yogyakarta and then in Ubud, Bali starting in 1927. He is oft...
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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...
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...
Erich Salomon
Erich Salomon (28 April 1886 – 7 July 1944) was a German-born news photographer known for his pictures in the diplomatic and legal professions and the innovative methods he used to acquire them....
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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...
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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Werner Scholem
Werner Scholem (born December 29, 1895 in Berlin, d. July 17, 1940, Buchenwald) was a member of the German Reichstag in 1924-1928 and a leading member of the Communist Party of Germany.
Scholem wa...
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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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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Kurt Gerron
Kurt Gerron (11 May 1897 – 28 October 1944) was a German Jewish actor and film director.
Born Kurt Gerron into a well-off merchant family in Berlin, he studied medicine before being called up for ...
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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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James Simon (composer)
James Simon (29 September 1880-12/14 October 1944) was a German composer, pianist and musicologist.