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Carl von Ossietzky
Carl von Ossietzky.jpg
Portrait of Carl von Ossietzky taken in 1915
Born(1889-10-03)3 October 1889
Died4 May 1938(1938-05-04) (aged 48)
OccupationJournalist, political activist
Spouse(s)Maud Lichfield-Wood
Awards1935 Nobel Peace Prize
This person won a Nobel Prize
Carl von Ossietzky (3 October 1889 – 4 May 1938) was a German journalist and peacemaker. He was awarded the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize because he exposed the secret German re-armament. He was convicted of treason and spying afterwards.[1]


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