Sylke Tempel

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Tempel in February 2012

Sylke Tempel (30 May 1963 – 5 October 2017) was a German author and journalist.

At the time of her death, she had been the editor-in-chief of the foreign policy magazine Internationale Politik since 2008. She was born in Bayreuth. She covered a range of events such as the Oslo I Accord, the Intifada and the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995.[1] In 2003, she was a recipient of the Quadriga award.[2]

Tempel was a reporter for the publications Profil, Facts and Der Tagesspiegel, among others.[3] She also wrote a number of young adult novels, published by Rowohlt Berlin, a part of Rowohlt Verlag.

On 5 October 2017, she died in Tegel, a neighborhood of Berlin, during Storm Xavier when she was struck by a tree and died from her injuries. She was 54.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "German journalist Sylke Tempel dies in storm". Politico Europe. 7 October 2017. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  2. "Dr. Sylke Tempel". Stanford University. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Politik-Expertin Sylke Tempel bei Unwetter ums Leben gekommen" (in German). Bayerischer Rundfunk. 6 October 2017. Retrieved 9 October 2017.