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Olden, Rudolf, 1885-1940

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Personal name headingOlden, Rudolf, 1885-1940
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Birth date1885-01-14
Death date1940-09-18
Place of birthSzczecin (Poland)
Place of deathAtlantic Ocean
Profession or occupationJournalists Lawyers
Found inHis Stresemann, 1930.
His Hindenburg oder Der Geist der preussischen Armee, 1982: t.p. (Rudolf Olden) p. 4 of cover (b. 1/14/1885 in Stettin; d. 9/17/40; journalist)
Wikipedia, July 19, 2022 (Rudolf Olden; Rudolf Olden (January 14, 1885 in Stettin--September 18, 1940) was a German lawyer and journalist; he was a vocal opponent of the Nazis, a fierce advocate of human rights, and one of the first to alert the world to the treatment of Jews by the Nazis in 1934; he was the author of Hitler der Eroberer. Entlarvung einer Legende ("Hitler the Conqueror, Debunking of a Myth") which is considered part of the German exile literature; shortly after its publication by Querido in Amsterdam, Olden's citizenship was revoked and he emigrated, together with his wife, first to the United Kingdom and then, in 1940, to the United States; on September 18, 1940 both died in a U-boat attack on the SS City of Benares in the Atlantic; he had married Ika Halpern in London when he was 55 and she was 35)