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Carl von Ossietzky

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Carl von Ossietzky
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Portrait of Carl von Ossietzky taken in 1915
Born (1889-10-03)3 October 1889
Hamburg, German Empire
Died 4 May 1938(1938-05-04) (aged 48)
Berlin, Nazi Germany
Nationality German
Occupation Journalist, political activist
Spouse(s) Maud Lichfield-Wood
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.[1]

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  1. 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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