Manfred Reiss
Manfred Reiss (1922–1987) was born in Leipzig, Germany, the son of Menahem Reiss & Golda Reiss, who were Jews of Polish descent. The Family moved to London in 1937, along with 40 Jewish children ...
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Margarete Bieber
Margarete Bieber (31 July 1879 – 25 February 1978) was a Jewish German-American art historian, classical archaeologist and professor. She became the second woman university professor in Germany...
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Mietek Pemper
Mieczysław "Mietek" Pemper (24 March 1920 – 7 June 2011) was a Polish-born Jew and a Holocaust survivor. Pemper helped compile and type Oskar Schindler's now-famous list, which saved 1,200 people from...
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Alexander Moszkowski
Alexander Moszkowski (15 January 1851 – 26 September 1934) was a German-Jewish satirist, writer and philosopher of Polish descent. He was the brother of the composer and pianist Moritz Moszkowski.He w...
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Oscar Tenner
Oscar Tenner (sometimes Oskar) (Hebrew: אוסקר טנר‎; 5 April 1880, Lemberg – 24 December 1948) was a Galicia (Poland)-born German–American chess master.At the beginning of his career, he play...
Aaron Jarosław
Aaron Jaroslaw (also Jaroslav) was one of the Biurists.He was a tutor in the house of Moses Mendelssohn; afterwards a teacher at Lemberg. His commentary on the Book of Numbers appeared in the first ed...
Jurek Becker
Jurek Becker (probably September 30, 1937 – March 14, 1997) was a Polish-born German writer, film-author and GDR dissident. His most famous novel is Jacob the Liar, which has been made into two films....
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Henryk Broder
Henryk Marcin Broder (born 20 August 1946, self-designation Henryk Modest Broder) is a Polish-born German journalist, author and TV personality, known as the most outspoken personality in the German-J...
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Marcel Reich-Ranicki
Marcel Reich-Ranicki ([maɐ̯ˈsɛl ˈʀaɪç ʀaˈnɪtski]; born 2 June 1920 – 18 September 2013) was a Polish-born German literary critic and member of the literary group Gruppe 47. He was regarded as one of t...
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Mischa Spoliansky
Mischa Spoliansky (28 December 1898 – 28 June 1985) was a Russian-born composer and a long-term resident in Britain.
Spoliansky was born into a Jewish, musical family in Białystok, then part...
Leo Kofler
Leo Kofler (also known by the pseudonyms Stanislaw Warynski or Jules Dévérité; 1907–1995) was an Austrian-German Marxist sociologist. He ranks with the Marburg politicologist Wolfgang Abendroth and th...
Henry Grunfeld
Henry Grunfeld (born Heinrich Grünfeld; 1 June 1904 – 10 June 1999) was a prominent individual in the development of investment banking and the growth of London as a financial centre following t...
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German Revolution of 1918-1919
The German Revolution, or November Revolution (German: Novemberrevolution) was the politically driven civil conflict in the German Empire at the end of the First World War, which resulted in the repla...
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Rosa Luxemburg
Rosa Luxemburg (also Rozalia Luxenburg; Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871 – 15 January 1919) was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist of Polish-Jewish descent...
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Josef Joffe
Josef Joffe (born March 15, 1944) is publisher-editor (German: Herausgeber) of Die Zeit, a weekly German newspaper. His second career has been in academia. Appointed Senior Fellow of Stanford's Freema...