Wolfgang Leonhard

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Wolfgang Leonhard
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Wolfgang Leonhard (1990)
Born
Wladimir Leonhard

(1921-04-16)16 April 1921
Died17 August 2014(2014-08-17) (aged 93)
NationalityGerman
OccupationHistorian, lecturer, writer
Political partySED
(later a party dissident)
Spouse(s)Elke Leonhard-Schmid (1974)

Wolfgang Leonhard (16 April 1921 – 17 August 2014) was a German political author, historian, and expert. He wrote many books on Communism and how he was against it. He was the last living member of the Ulbricht Group, an anti-communism group. Leonhard was born in Vienna, Austria to German parents.

Leonhard died at a hospital in Daun, Germany from a long-illness at the age of 93.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Obituary in Die Zeit". Zeit.de. Retrieved 17 August 2014.

More reading[change | change source]

  • Wolfgang Leonhard, Die Revolution entlässt ihre Kinder. Köln (Kiepenheuer & Witsch) 1955; in Engl.: Child of the revolution. Transl. by C. M. Woodhouse. London (Collins) 1957

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