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 Ernst Thälmann

Ernst Thälmann

Original Name Thaelmann
Birth
Eppendorf, Hamburg-Nord, Hamburg, Germany
Death 18 Aug 1944 (aged 58)
Buchenwald, Stadtkreis Weimar, Thüringen, Germany
Burial Buchenwald, Stadtkreis Weimar, Thüringen, Germany
Memorial ID 22376 · View Source
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Leader of the German Communist Party and Berlin anti-Nazi workers. A rival of Hitler for power in Berlin, ThŠlmann was arrested soon after the Nazi takeover in 1933, and sent to prison. He was finally executed on August 18, 1944 (some sources say August 28) in the concentration camp at Buchenwald, near Weimar. This memorial was placed on the outer wall of the crematorium building at Buchenwald by the East German government.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22376
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernst Thälmann (16 Apr 1886–18 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22376, citing Buchenwald Concentration Camp Memorial, Buchenwald, Stadtkreis Weimar, Thüringen, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .