Ernst Thälmann

Ernst Thälmann

Death 18 Aug 1944 (aged 58)
Cenotaph Friedrichsfelde, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany
Memorial ID 132807864 · View Source
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CENOTAPH. Ernst Thälmann is commemorated in the "Gedenkstätte der Sozialisten" (Memorial to the Socialists) in this cemetery, as are numerous other leaders of the socialist and communist movements in Germany. The memorial was originally erected in 1935 but was destroyed by the National Socialists. The East German government erected the current memorial in 1951. Thälmann died and was cremated at Buchenwald Concentration camp; his wife, Pink Thälmann, is buried in this cemetery.



  • Created by: K. C. Mellem
  • Added: 14 Jul 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 132807864
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ernst Thälmann (16 Apr 1886–18 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 132807864, citing Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde, Friedrichsfelde, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany ; Maintained by K. C. Mellem (contributor 47424941) .