Carl von Ossietzky
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|Carl von Ossietzky|
Portrait of Carl von Ossietzky taken in 1915
|Born||3 October 1889|
Hamburg, German Empire
|Died||4 May 1938 (aged 48)|
Berlin, Nazi Germany
|Occupation||Journalist, political activist|
|Awards||1935 Nobel Peace Prize|
Carl von Ossietzky (3 October 1889 – 4 May 1938) was a German journalist and peacemaker. He was awarded the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize because he exposed the secret German re-armament. He was convicted of treason and spying afterwards.
References[change | change source]
- Moore, Malcolm (10 December 2010). "Nobel Peace Prize: echoes of 1936 when Hitler barred von Ossietzky". The Telegraph. Retrieved 16 September 2017.
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