Carl von Ossietzky
|Carl von Ossietzky|
Portrait of Carl von Ossietzky taken in 1915
3 October 1889|
Hamburg, German Empire
|Died||4 May 1938
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. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8192385/Nobel-Peace-Prize-echoes-of-1936-when-Hitler-barred-von-Ossietzky.html. Retrieved 16 September 2017.