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Plaque Rudolf Breitscheid

On the Breitscheidplatz alongside the Kaiser-Wilhelm Memorial Church (Gedächtniskirche) is a plaque in memory of Rudolf Breitscheid. The square is also named after him.

From 1920 to 1933 he was a Social-Democratic member of the German Parliament. In 1944 he died in the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, at the age of 70 years.

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Bert Deelman