This plaque commemorates the German writer and journalist Armin T. Wegner (1886 – 1978), who lived here until his arrest in 1933.
As a eyewitness he told about the Armenian genocide and in April 1933 he protested in a letter to Adolf Hitler against the discrimination of the Jews in Nazi Germany. As a political prisoner was imprisoned in different concentration camps in 1933 and 1934 and emigrated to Italy after his release.
In 1967 he was awarded the title "Righteous Among the Nations".
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