Carl von Ossietzky

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Carl von Ossietzky
Carl von Ossietzky
Photograph o Carl von Ossietzky taken in 1915
Born3 October 1889 (1889-10-03)
Hamburg, German Empire
Died4 May 1938 (1938-05-05) (aged 48)
Berlin, Nazi Germany
ThriftGerman jurnalist, poleetical activist
Hauf-marrae(s)Maud Lichfield-Wood (Breetish)
ChilderRosalinde von Ossietzky-Palm
AwairdsNobel Peace Prize (1935)

Carl von Ossietzky (3 October 1889 – 4 Mey 1938) was a German pacifist an the recipient o the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize for his work in exposin the clandestine German re-airmament.[1] He wis convictit o heich traison an espionage in 1931 efter publishin details o Germany's violation o the Treaty o Versailles bi rebiggin an air force, the predecessor o the Luftwaffe, an trainin pilots in the Soviet Union. In 1990, his dauchter, Rosalinde von Ossietzky-Palm, cried for a resumption o proceedins, but the verdict wis upheld bi the Federal Coort o Juistice in 1992.

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  1. Richard J. Evans, The Third Reich in Power 1933–1939, Penguin Books, p. 153; ISBN 978-15942-0-0748