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Pitter, Přemysl, 1895-1976

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Personal name headingPitter, Přemysl, 1895-1976
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Variant(s)Pittr, Přemysl, 1895-1976
Associated countryGermany (West)
Birth date1895
Death date1976-02-05
Place of birthPrague (Czech Republic)
Place of deathZurich (Switzerland)
Profession or occupationSocial workers Philanthropists
Lay preachers
Found innuc88-103915: His Duchovní revoluce v srdci ... 1974 (hdg. on OCl rept.: Pitter, Přemysl, 1895- ; usage: Přemysl Pitter)
Přemysl Pitter, život a dílo, 1994: p. 8 (d. Feb. 15, 1976)
Poslední pocta, 1982: Volume 1, page 37 (Přemysl Pitter; born 21 June 1895 in Prague; died 15 February 1976 in Zürich; Protestant non-denominational preacher; sheltered Jewish children in Prague from Nazi persecution during World War II, and founded infirmaries and convalescent homes for young concentration camp survivors after the war; worked at Milíčův dům in Prague; went into exile in 1951; worked at the displaced persons camp Valka by Nuremberg; an active writer and radio journlist contributed Protestant-themed commentary to Radio Free Europe; invited to Switzerland in 1962, where he continued his religious and social work; obtained a honorary doctorate in theology from the Universität Zürich in 1975)
Zukunft braucht Erinnerung WWW site, January 24, 2017: Premysl Pitter [1895-1976] page (Přemysl Pitter; born 21 June 1895 in Prague; studied theology in Prague but did not take a degree; inspired by Jan Milíč's care for the poor, founded the Milíčův dům, a place for caring for Prague's poorest, in 1933; sheltered Jewish children from Nazi persecution during World War II, an activity for which he was named "Righteous among the Gentiles" in 1966; worked as social worker and pastor at the displaced person's camp "Valka" at Nuremberg, 1951-1962; lived in Affoltern am Albis in Switzerland, where he lived until his death on 15 February 1976)
NKC in VIAF, January 24, 2017 (heading: Pitter, Přemysl, 1895-1976; variant: Pittr, Přemysl, 1895-1976; other information: born 21 June 1895 in Prague; died 15 February 1976 in Zurich; ThDr h.c.; Protestant preacher, ethical and social worker; editor, author of a book of poems, works on religious themes)
Slovník českých filosofů : Přemysl Pitter page (Přemysl Pitter, born 21 June in Prague; died 15 February 1976 in Zurich; worked as a lay Protestant preacher and social worker; pacifist who extolled the idea of non-violence)
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