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Dahlem
Dahlem can refer to:*Dahlem , a district of Berlin, part of the borough Steglitz-Zehlendorf.*Dahlem, North Rhine-Westphalia, a municipality in western Germany.*Dahlem, Rhineland-Palatinate, a municipality in south-western Germany....

.


Dahlem is a locality of the Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf is the sixth borough of Berlin, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Steglitz and Zehlendorf.-Demographics:...

 borough in southwestern Berlin
Berlin
Berlin is the capital city of Germany and is one of the 16 states of Germany. With a population of 3.45 million people, Berlin is Germany's largest city. It is the second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union...

. Until Berlin's 2001 administrative reform it was a part of the former borough of Zehlendorf. Dahlem is one of the most affluent parts of the city and home to the main campus of the Free University of Berlin
Free University of Berlin
Freie Universität Berlin is one of the leading and most prestigious research universities in Germany and continental Europe. It distinguishes itself through its modern and international character. It is the largest of the four universities in Berlin. Research at the university is focused on the...

 with the 2005 Philological Library
Philological Library
The Philological Library is the newest component of the campus of the Free University of Berlin. It was designed by noted architect Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank in the shape of a human brain, and opened in 2005. The library has become the centerpiece of the university's Dahlem campus...

 ("The Brain") by Norman Foster
Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank
Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, OM is a British architect whose company maintains an international design practice, Foster + Partners....

 as its new landmark. Several other institutions of higher education and research, the Berlin Botanical Garden
Botanical Garden in Berlin
Botanical Garden in Berlin is considered one of the most important gardens in the world, with area of 43 hectares and around 22,000 different plant species.The garden is located in the Dahlem neighborhood of the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf...

 (officially on the ground of neighbouring Lichterfelde
Lichterfelde (Berlin)
Lichterfelde is a locality in the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf in Berlin, Germany. Until 2001 it was part, with Steglitz and Lankwitz of the former Steglitz borough.-History:...

) and many museums are located here. On weekdays the area is busy with students who arrive on the U-Bahn
Berlin U-Bahn
The Berlin is a rapid transit railway in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, and is a major part of the public transport system of that city. Opened in 1902, the serves 173 stations spread across ten lines, with a total track length of , about 80% of which is underground...

. In the west parts of the Grunewald
Grunewald
Grunewald is a locality within the Berliner borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. Famous for the homonymous forest, until 2001 administrative reform it was part of the former district of Wilmersdorf.-Geography:The locality is situated in the western side of the city and is separated from...

 forest belong to Dahlem including the Renaissance
Renaissance architecture
Renaissance architecture is the architecture of the period between the early 15th and early 17th centuries in different regions of Europe, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain elements of ancient Greek and Roman thought and material culture. Stylistically, Renaissance...

 Grunewald hunting lodge built in 1543.

History



The first written account of Dahlem dates to the year 1275. The history of the village is connected to the Dahlem Demesne
Demesne
In the feudal system the demesne was all the land, not necessarily all contiguous to the manor house, which was retained by a lord of the manor for his own use and support, under his own management, as distinguished from land sub-enfeoffed by him to others as sub-tenants...

 (Domäne Dahlem) first mentioned in 1450. Its estates were sold to the state of Prussia
Prussia
Prussia was a German kingdom and historic state originating out of the Duchy of Prussia and the Margraviate of Brandenburg. For centuries, the House of Hohenzollern ruled Prussia, successfully expanding its size by way of an unusually well-organized and effective army. Prussia shaped the history...

 in 1841 and developed by dividing it into lots
Lot (real estate)
In real estate, a lot or plot is a tract or parcel of land owned or meant to be owned by some owner. A lot is essentially considered a parcel of real property in some countries or immovable property in other countries...

 for building villa
Villa
A villa was originally an ancient Roman upper-class country house. Since its origins in the Roman villa, the idea and function of a villa have evolved considerably. After the fall of the Roman Republic, villas became small farming compounds, which were increasingly fortified in Late Antiquity,...

s and mansion
Mansion
A mansion is a very large dwelling house. U.S. real estate brokers define a mansion as a dwelling of over . A traditional European mansion was defined as a house which contained a ballroom and tens of bedrooms...

s. The Demesne buildings today house a working farm and an agricultural
Agriculture
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi and other life forms for food, fiber, and other products used to sustain life. Agriculture was the key implement in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the...

 open-air museum
Museum
A museum is an institution that cares for a collection of artifacts and other objects of scientific, artistic, cultural, or historical importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. Most large museums are located in major cities...

. In 1920 the village was amalgamated into Greater Berlin
Greater Berlin Act
The Greater Berlin Act , in full the Law Regarding the Reconstruction of the New Local Authority of Berlin , was a law passed by the Prussian government in 1920 that greatly expanded the size of the German capital of Berlin.-History:...

. From 1931 on Martin Niemöller
Martin Niemöller
Friedrich Gustav Emil Martin Niemöller was a German anti-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor. He is best known as the author of the poem "First they came…"....

, a leader of the Confessing Church
Confessing Church
The Confessing Church was a Protestant schismatic church in Nazi Germany that arose in opposition to government-sponsored efforts to nazify the German Protestant church.-Demographics:...

, was pastor
Pastor
The word pastor usually refers to an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. When used as an ecclesiastical styling or title, this role may be abbreviated to "Pr." or often "Ps"....

 of the United Protestant
Prussian Union (Evangelical Christian Church)
The Prussian Union was the merger of the Lutheran Church and the Reformed Church in Prussia, by a series of decrees – among them the Unionsurkunde – by King Frederick William III...

 Sankt-Annen-Kirche until he was arrested by the Nazis in 1937.

During the Cold War
Cold War
The Cold War was the continuing state from roughly 1946 to 1991 of political conflict, military tension, proxy wars, and economic competition between the Communist World—primarily the Soviet Union and its satellite states and allies—and the powers of the Western world, primarily the United States...

 Dahlem belonged to the American
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 Sector of West Berlin
West Berlin
West Berlin was a political exclave that existed between 1949 and 1990. It comprised the western regions of Berlin, which were bordered by East Berlin and parts of East Germany. West Berlin consisted of the American, British, and French occupation sectors, which had been established in 1945...

. From 1945 to 1991 the seat of the Allied Kommandantura of Berlin was in Dahlem on Kaiserswerther Straße. Until 1994 the headquarters of the United States Army Berlin
United States Army Berlin
U.S. Army Berlin was a command of the United States Army created in December 1961 at the height of the Berlin Wall crisis. USAB was a combined command with the Headquarters, U.S. Command Berlin . This combined organization was sometimes called the "Berlin Command". USCOB/USAB was a separate...

 command and the Berlin Brigade
Berlin Brigade
After the end of World War II, under the conditions of the Yalta and Potsdam agreements, Allied forces occupied West Berlin. This occupation lasted throughout the Cold War...

 were located on Clayallee street. Parts of the building are still used by the Embassy of the United States in Berlin
Embassy of the United States in Berlin
The Embassy of the United States in Berlin maintains diplomatic relations and represents United States interests in dealing with the German government. The U.S. Embassy in Germany has not always been in Berlin.-1797–1930:...

. The former library and Outpost theatre across the street today house the (West-)Allied Museum. Because so many of Berlin's artistic, cultural, and educational institutions were located in the city's historical centre in then East Berlin
East Berlin
East Berlin was the name given to the eastern part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. It consisted of the Soviet sector of Berlin that was established in 1945. The American, British and French sectors became West Berlin, a part strongly associated with West Germany but a free city...

, West Berlin authorities established many duplicates in Dahlem - above all the Free University in 1948, which continued in part the tradition of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
The Kaiser Wilhelm Society for the Advancement of Science was a German scientific institution established in 1911. It was implicated in Nazi science, and after the Second World War was wound up and its functions replaced by the Max Planck Society...

, founded 1911 in Dahlem.

Rudi Dutschke
Rudi Dutschke
Alfred Willi Rudi Dutschke was the most prominent spokesperson of the German student movement of the 1960s. He advocated 'a long march through the institutions' of power to create radical change from within government and society by becoming an integral part of the machinery...

, spokesman of the German student movement
German student movement
The German student movement was a protest movement that took place during the late 1960s in West Germany. It was largely a reaction against the perceived authoritarianism and hypocrisy of the German government and other Western governments, and the poor living conditions of students...

 in the 1960s, is buried at the cemetery
Cemetery
A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. The term "cemetery" implies that the land is specifically designated as a burying ground. Cemeteries in the Western world are where the final ceremonies of death are observed...

 of the Sankt-Annen-Kirche.

Institutions

  • Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants - Julius Kühn Institute
  • Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing
  • Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
  • German Archaeological Institute
    German Archaeological Institute
    The German Archaeological Institute is an institution of research within the field of archaeology , and a "scientific corporation", with parentage of the federal Foreign Office of Germany-Origin:...

  • German Institute for Economic Research
    German Institute for Economic Research
    The German Institute for Economic Research, German Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. It is an independent, non-profit academic institution which is involved in basic research and policy advice...

  • Institute for Museum Research
  • Zuse Institute Berlin
    Zuse Institute Berlin
    The Zuse Institute Berlin is a research institute for applied mathematics and computer science in Berlin....

  • Several branches of the Max Planck Institute, former Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
    Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
    The Kaiser Wilhelm Society for the Advancement of Science was a German scientific institution established in 1911. It was implicated in Nazi science, and after the Second World War was wound up and its functions replaced by the Max Planck Society...

    :
    • The Max Planck Institute Archives
    • The Fritz Haber Institute
    • The Max Planck Institute for Human Development
      Max Planck Institute for Human Development
      The Max Planck Institute for Human Development is located in Berlin, Germany. It was founded in 1963 and is one of 80 institutes in the Max Planck Society ....

    • The Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology
      Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology
      The Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology is a research institute of the Max Planck Society located in Berlin. The institute was founded 1993 near the Charité hospital in Berlin on the campus of the Humboldt University of Berlin in Berlin-Mitte....

    • The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
      Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
      The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics is a research institute for molecular genetics based in Berlin, Germany. It is part of the Max Planck Institute network of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science.- External links :*...

    • The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
      Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
      The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin was established in March 1994. Its research is primarily devoted to a theoretically oriented history of science, principally of the natural sciences, but with methodological perspectives drawn from the cognitive sciences and from...

  • Secret State Archives of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation
    Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation
    The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation , headquartered in Berlin, Germany, is one of the largest cultural institutions in the world. It was founded by a West German federal law passed on 25 July 1957, with the mission to acquire and protect the cultural legacy of the former state of Prussia...


Main sights


Museums
  • The Allied Museum
    Allied Museum
    The Allied Museum is a museum in Berlin. It documents the political history and the military commitments and roles of the Western Allies in Germany – particularly Berlin – between 1945 and 1994 and their contribution to liberty in Berlin.-Location: American Sector:The museum is located on the...

     of the American
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

    , British
    United Kingdom
    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandIn the United Kingdom and Dependencies, other languages have been officially recognised as legitimate autochthonous languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages...

     and French
    France
    The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

     forces in West Berlin
  • The Brücke Museum
    Brücke Museum
    The Brücke Museum in Berlin houses the world's largest collection of works by Die Brücke , an early 20th century expressionist movement.-Origins:...

  • The Museum Center of the Berlin State Museums
    Berlin State Museums
    The Berlin State Museums, in German Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, are a group of museums in Berlin, Germany overseen by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation and funded by the German federal government in collaboration with Germany's federal states...

    , which includes:
    • The Museum of Asian Art
    • The Ethnological Museum
      Ethnological Museum of Berlin
      The Ethnological Museum in Berlin is one of the largest ethnological museums in the world. It houses half a million pre-industrial objects, acquired primarily from the German voyages of exploration and colonialization of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...

    • The Museum of European Cultures
      Museum Europäischer Kulturen
      The Museum of European Cultures is located in the Dahlem neighborhood of the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin, Germany.The museum is located in the same building together with the Ethnological Museum of Berlin and the Museum für Asiatische Kunst....


Transportation



Dahlem is served by the U3
U3 (Berlin U-Bahn)
U3 is a line on the Berlin U-Bahn created in its current version on 12 December 2004. The routing is the same as the previous U2 until 1993, only run from Krumme Lanke to Wittenbergplatz....

 line on the Berlin U-Bahn
Berlin U-Bahn
The Berlin is a rapid transit railway in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, and is a major part of the public transport system of that city. Opened in 1902, the serves 173 stations spread across ten lines, with a total track length of , about 80% of which is underground...

 system. Stations in Dahlem include Breitenbachplatz
Breitenbachplatz (Berlin U-Bahn)
Breitenbachplatz is a Berlin U-Bahn station located in the Dahlem district on the .It opened on October 12, 1913. At this occasion the station and the eponymous square were named after Minister of State Paul von Breitenbach....

, Podbielskiallee
Podbielskiallee (Berlin U-Bahn)
Podbielskiallee is an underground railway station in the German capital city of Berlin. It is part of the Berlin U-Bahn network and located in the Dahlem district on the .The station opened on October 12, 1913...

, Dahlem-Dorf
Dahlem-Dorf (Berlin U-Bahn)
Dahlem-Dorf is a Berlin U-Bahn station located on the . It serves the affluent neighborhood of Dahlem and is near the main campus of the Free University of Berlin....

, Thielplatz
Thielplatz (Berlin U-Bahn)
Thielplatz is a Berlin U-Bahn station located in the Dahlem district on the .It was opened on October 12, 1913 and until 1929 was the southwestern terminus of the line. Across the street are the campus of the Free University and the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society. 1980 a second...

 and Oskar-Helene-Heim
Oskar-Helene-Heim (Berlin U-Bahn)
Oskar-Helene-Heim is an U-Bahn station in Berlin located in the Dahlem district on the .The station opened on December 22, 1929 . It was named after the neighbouring hospital, a foundation of Oskar and Helene Pintsch, descendants of manufacturer Julius Pintsch...

.

Personalities

  • Götz von Boehmer
  • Brigitte Horney
    Brigitte Horney
    Brigitte Horney was a German theatre and film actress. Best remembered was her role as Empress Katherine the Great in the 1943 version of the UFA film version of Baron Munchhausen, directed by Josef von Báky, with Hans Albers in the title role.-Life and work:Brigitte Horney was the daughter of...

  • Wolf Jobst Siedler
    Wolf Jobst Siedler
    Wolf Jobst Siedler is a German publisher and writer.He studied at the Freie Universität Berlin and worked as a journalist...

  • Edgar Ott
  • Nora von Collande


For other uses, see Dahlem (disambiguation)
Dahlem
Dahlem can refer to:*Dahlem , a district of Berlin, part of the borough Steglitz-Zehlendorf.*Dahlem, North Rhine-Westphalia, a municipality in western Germany.*Dahlem, Rhineland-Palatinate, a municipality in south-western Germany....

.


Dahlem is a locality of the Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf is the sixth borough of Berlin, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Steglitz and Zehlendorf.-Demographics:...

 borough in southwestern Berlin
Berlin
Berlin is the capital city of Germany and is one of the 16 states of Germany. With a population of 3.45 million people, Berlin is Germany's largest city. It is the second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union...

. Until Berlin's 2001 administrative reform it was a part of the former borough of Zehlendorf. Dahlem is one of the most affluent parts of the city and home to the main campus of the Free University of Berlin
Free University of Berlin
Freie Universität Berlin is one of the leading and most prestigious research universities in Germany and continental Europe. It distinguishes itself through its modern and international character. It is the largest of the four universities in Berlin. Research at the university is focused on the...

 with the 2005 Philological Library
Philological Library
The Philological Library is the newest component of the campus of the Free University of Berlin. It was designed by noted architect Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank in the shape of a human brain, and opened in 2005. The library has become the centerpiece of the university's Dahlem campus...

 ("The Brain") by Norman Foster
Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank
Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, OM is a British architect whose company maintains an international design practice, Foster + Partners....

 as its new landmark. Several other institutions of higher education and research, the Berlin Botanical Garden
Botanical Garden in Berlin
Botanical Garden in Berlin is considered one of the most important gardens in the world, with area of 43 hectares and around 22,000 different plant species.The garden is located in the Dahlem neighborhood of the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf...

 (officially on the ground of neighbouring Lichterfelde
Lichterfelde (Berlin)
Lichterfelde is a locality in the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf in Berlin, Germany. Until 2001 it was part, with Steglitz and Lankwitz of the former Steglitz borough.-History:...

) and many museums are located here. On weekdays the area is busy with students who arrive on the U-Bahn
Berlin U-Bahn
The Berlin is a rapid transit railway in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, and is a major part of the public transport system of that city. Opened in 1902, the serves 173 stations spread across ten lines, with a total track length of , about 80% of which is underground...

. In the west parts of the Grunewald
Grunewald
Grunewald is a locality within the Berliner borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. Famous for the homonymous forest, until 2001 administrative reform it was part of the former district of Wilmersdorf.-Geography:The locality is situated in the western side of the city and is separated from...

 forest belong to Dahlem including the Renaissance
Renaissance architecture
Renaissance architecture is the architecture of the period between the early 15th and early 17th centuries in different regions of Europe, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain elements of ancient Greek and Roman thought and material culture. Stylistically, Renaissance...

 Grunewald hunting lodge built in 1543.

History



The first written account of Dahlem dates to the year 1275. The history of the village is connected to the Dahlem Demesne
Demesne
In the feudal system the demesne was all the land, not necessarily all contiguous to the manor house, which was retained by a lord of the manor for his own use and support, under his own management, as distinguished from land sub-enfeoffed by him to others as sub-tenants...

 (Domäne Dahlem) first mentioned in 1450. Its estates were sold to the state of Prussia
Prussia
Prussia was a German kingdom and historic state originating out of the Duchy of Prussia and the Margraviate of Brandenburg. For centuries, the House of Hohenzollern ruled Prussia, successfully expanding its size by way of an unusually well-organized and effective army. Prussia shaped the history...

 in 1841 and developed by dividing it into lots
Lot (real estate)
In real estate, a lot or plot is a tract or parcel of land owned or meant to be owned by some owner. A lot is essentially considered a parcel of real property in some countries or immovable property in other countries...

 for building villa
Villa
A villa was originally an ancient Roman upper-class country house. Since its origins in the Roman villa, the idea and function of a villa have evolved considerably. After the fall of the Roman Republic, villas became small farming compounds, which were increasingly fortified in Late Antiquity,...

s and mansion
Mansion
A mansion is a very large dwelling house. U.S. real estate brokers define a mansion as a dwelling of over . A traditional European mansion was defined as a house which contained a ballroom and tens of bedrooms...

s. The Demesne buildings today house a working farm and an agricultural
Agriculture
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi and other life forms for food, fiber, and other products used to sustain life. Agriculture was the key implement in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the...

 open-air museum
Museum
A museum is an institution that cares for a collection of artifacts and other objects of scientific, artistic, cultural, or historical importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. Most large museums are located in major cities...

. In 1920 the village was amalgamated into Greater Berlin
Greater Berlin Act
The Greater Berlin Act , in full the Law Regarding the Reconstruction of the New Local Authority of Berlin , was a law passed by the Prussian government in 1920 that greatly expanded the size of the German capital of Berlin.-History:...

. From 1931 on Martin Niemöller
Martin Niemöller
Friedrich Gustav Emil Martin Niemöller was a German anti-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor. He is best known as the author of the poem "First they came…"....

, a leader of the Confessing Church
Confessing Church
The Confessing Church was a Protestant schismatic church in Nazi Germany that arose in opposition to government-sponsored efforts to nazify the German Protestant church.-Demographics:...

, was pastor
Pastor
The word pastor usually refers to an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. When used as an ecclesiastical styling or title, this role may be abbreviated to "Pr." or often "Ps"....

 of the United Protestant
Prussian Union (Evangelical Christian Church)
The Prussian Union was the merger of the Lutheran Church and the Reformed Church in Prussia, by a series of decrees – among them the Unionsurkunde – by King Frederick William III...

 Sankt-Annen-Kirche until he was arrested by the Nazis in 1937.

During the Cold War
Cold War
The Cold War was the continuing state from roughly 1946 to 1991 of political conflict, military tension, proxy wars, and economic competition between the Communist World—primarily the Soviet Union and its satellite states and allies—and the powers of the Western world, primarily the United States...

 Dahlem belonged to the American
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 Sector of West Berlin
West Berlin
West Berlin was a political exclave that existed between 1949 and 1990. It comprised the western regions of Berlin, which were bordered by East Berlin and parts of East Germany. West Berlin consisted of the American, British, and French occupation sectors, which had been established in 1945...

. From 1945 to 1991 the seat of the Allied Kommandantura of Berlin was in Dahlem on Kaiserswerther Straße. Until 1994 the headquarters of the United States Army Berlin
United States Army Berlin
U.S. Army Berlin was a command of the United States Army created in December 1961 at the height of the Berlin Wall crisis. USAB was a combined command with the Headquarters, U.S. Command Berlin . This combined organization was sometimes called the "Berlin Command". USCOB/USAB was a separate...

 command and the Berlin Brigade
Berlin Brigade
After the end of World War II, under the conditions of the Yalta and Potsdam agreements, Allied forces occupied West Berlin. This occupation lasted throughout the Cold War...

 were located on Clayallee street. Parts of the building are still used by the Embassy of the United States in Berlin
Embassy of the United States in Berlin
The Embassy of the United States in Berlin maintains diplomatic relations and represents United States interests in dealing with the German government. The U.S. Embassy in Germany has not always been in Berlin.-1797–1930:...

. The former library and Outpost theatre across the street today house the (West-)Allied Museum. Because so many of Berlin's artistic, cultural, and educational institutions were located in the city's historical centre in then East Berlin
East Berlin
East Berlin was the name given to the eastern part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. It consisted of the Soviet sector of Berlin that was established in 1945. The American, British and French sectors became West Berlin, a part strongly associated with West Germany but a free city...

, West Berlin authorities established many duplicates in Dahlem - above all the Free University in 1948, which continued in part the tradition of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
The Kaiser Wilhelm Society for the Advancement of Science was a German scientific institution established in 1911. It was implicated in Nazi science, and after the Second World War was wound up and its functions replaced by the Max Planck Society...

, founded 1911 in Dahlem.

Rudi Dutschke
Rudi Dutschke
Alfred Willi Rudi Dutschke was the most prominent spokesperson of the German student movement of the 1960s. He advocated 'a long march through the institutions' of power to create radical change from within government and society by becoming an integral part of the machinery...

, spokesman of the German student movement
German student movement
The German student movement was a protest movement that took place during the late 1960s in West Germany. It was largely a reaction against the perceived authoritarianism and hypocrisy of the German government and other Western governments, and the poor living conditions of students...

 in the 1960s, is buried at the cemetery
Cemetery
A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. The term "cemetery" implies that the land is specifically designated as a burying ground. Cemeteries in the Western world are where the final ceremonies of death are observed...

 of the Sankt-Annen-Kirche.

Institutions

  • Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants - Julius Kühn Institute
  • Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing
  • Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
  • German Archaeological Institute
    German Archaeological Institute
    The German Archaeological Institute is an institution of research within the field of archaeology , and a "scientific corporation", with parentage of the federal Foreign Office of Germany-Origin:...

  • German Institute for Economic Research
    German Institute for Economic Research
    The German Institute for Economic Research, German Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. It is an independent, non-profit academic institution which is involved in basic research and policy advice...

  • Institute for Museum Research
  • Zuse Institute Berlin
    Zuse Institute Berlin
    The Zuse Institute Berlin is a research institute for applied mathematics and computer science in Berlin....

  • Several branches of the Max Planck Institute, former Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
    Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
    The Kaiser Wilhelm Society for the Advancement of Science was a German scientific institution established in 1911. It was implicated in Nazi science, and after the Second World War was wound up and its functions replaced by the Max Planck Society...

    :
    • The Max Planck Institute Archives
    • The Fritz Haber Institute
    • The Max Planck Institute for Human Development
      Max Planck Institute for Human Development
      The Max Planck Institute for Human Development is located in Berlin, Germany. It was founded in 1963 and is one of 80 institutes in the Max Planck Society ....

    • The Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology
      Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology
      The Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology is a research institute of the Max Planck Society located in Berlin. The institute was founded 1993 near the Charité hospital in Berlin on the campus of the Humboldt University of Berlin in Berlin-Mitte....

    • The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
      Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
      The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics is a research institute for molecular genetics based in Berlin, Germany. It is part of the Max Planck Institute network of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science.- External links :*...

    • The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
      Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
      The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin was established in March 1994. Its research is primarily devoted to a theoretically oriented history of science, principally of the natural sciences, but with methodological perspectives drawn from the cognitive sciences and from...

  • Secret State Archives of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation
    Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation
    The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation , headquartered in Berlin, Germany, is one of the largest cultural institutions in the world. It was founded by a West German federal law passed on 25 July 1957, with the mission to acquire and protect the cultural legacy of the former state of Prussia...


Main sights


Museums
  • The Allied Museum
    Allied Museum
    The Allied Museum is a museum in Berlin. It documents the political history and the military commitments and roles of the Western Allies in Germany – particularly Berlin – between 1945 and 1994 and their contribution to liberty in Berlin.-Location: American Sector:The museum is located on the...

     of the American
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

    , British
    United Kingdom
    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandIn the United Kingdom and Dependencies, other languages have been officially recognised as legitimate autochthonous languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages...

     and French
    France
    The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

     forces in West Berlin
  • The Brücke Museum
    Brücke Museum
    The Brücke Museum in Berlin houses the world's largest collection of works by Die Brücke , an early 20th century expressionist movement.-Origins:...

  • The Museum Center of the Berlin State Museums
    Berlin State Museums
    The Berlin State Museums, in German Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, are a group of museums in Berlin, Germany overseen by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation and funded by the German federal government in collaboration with Germany's federal states...

    , which includes:
    • The Museum of Asian Art
    • The Ethnological Museum
      Ethnological Museum of Berlin
      The Ethnological Museum in Berlin is one of the largest ethnological museums in the world. It houses half a million pre-industrial objects, acquired primarily from the German voyages of exploration and colonialization of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...

    • The Museum of European Cultures
      Museum Europäischer Kulturen
      The Museum of European Cultures is located in the Dahlem neighborhood of the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin, Germany.The museum is located in the same building together with the Ethnological Museum of Berlin and the Museum für Asiatische Kunst....


Transportation



Dahlem is served by the U3
U3 (Berlin U-Bahn)
U3 is a line on the Berlin U-Bahn created in its current version on 12 December 2004. The routing is the same as the previous U2 until 1993, only run from Krumme Lanke to Wittenbergplatz....

 line on the Berlin U-Bahn
Berlin U-Bahn
The Berlin is a rapid transit railway in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, and is a major part of the public transport system of that city. Opened in 1902, the serves 173 stations spread across ten lines, with a total track length of , about 80% of which is underground...

 system. Stations in Dahlem include Breitenbachplatz
Breitenbachplatz (Berlin U-Bahn)
Breitenbachplatz is a Berlin U-Bahn station located in the Dahlem district on the .It opened on October 12, 1913. At this occasion the station and the eponymous square were named after Minister of State Paul von Breitenbach....

, Podbielskiallee
Podbielskiallee (Berlin U-Bahn)
Podbielskiallee is an underground railway station in the German capital city of Berlin. It is part of the Berlin U-Bahn network and located in the Dahlem district on the .The station opened on October 12, 1913...

, Dahlem-Dorf
Dahlem-Dorf (Berlin U-Bahn)
Dahlem-Dorf is a Berlin U-Bahn station located on the . It serves the affluent neighborhood of Dahlem and is near the main campus of the Free University of Berlin....

, Thielplatz
Thielplatz (Berlin U-Bahn)
Thielplatz is a Berlin U-Bahn station located in the Dahlem district on the .It was opened on October 12, 1913 and until 1929 was the southwestern terminus of the line. Across the street are the campus of the Free University and the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society. 1980 a second...

 and Oskar-Helene-Heim
Oskar-Helene-Heim (Berlin U-Bahn)
Oskar-Helene-Heim is an U-Bahn station in Berlin located in the Dahlem district on the .The station opened on December 22, 1929 . It was named after the neighbouring hospital, a foundation of Oskar and Helene Pintsch, descendants of manufacturer Julius Pintsch...

.

Personalities

  • Götz von Boehmer
  • Brigitte Horney
    Brigitte Horney
    Brigitte Horney was a German theatre and film actress. Best remembered was her role as Empress Katherine the Great in the 1943 version of the UFA film version of Baron Munchhausen, directed by Josef von Báky, with Hans Albers in the title role.-Life and work:Brigitte Horney was the daughter of...

  • Wolf Jobst Siedler
    Wolf Jobst Siedler
    Wolf Jobst Siedler is a German publisher and writer.He studied at the Freie Universität Berlin and worked as a journalist...

  • Edgar Ott
  • Nora von Collande


For other uses, see Dahlem (disambiguation)
Dahlem
Dahlem can refer to:*Dahlem , a district of Berlin, part of the borough Steglitz-Zehlendorf.*Dahlem, North Rhine-Westphalia, a municipality in western Germany.*Dahlem, Rhineland-Palatinate, a municipality in south-western Germany....

.


Dahlem is a locality of the Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf is the sixth borough of Berlin, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Steglitz and Zehlendorf.-Demographics:...

 borough in southwestern Berlin
Berlin
Berlin is the capital city of Germany and is one of the 16 states of Germany. With a population of 3.45 million people, Berlin is Germany's largest city. It is the second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union...

. Until Berlin's 2001 administrative reform it was a part of the former borough of Zehlendorf. Dahlem is one of the most affluent parts of the city and home to the main campus of the Free University of Berlin
Free University of Berlin
Freie Universität Berlin is one of the leading and most prestigious research universities in Germany and continental Europe. It distinguishes itself through its modern and international character. It is the largest of the four universities in Berlin. Research at the university is focused on the...

 with the 2005 Philological Library
Philological Library
The Philological Library is the newest component of the campus of the Free University of Berlin. It was designed by noted architect Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank in the shape of a human brain, and opened in 2005. The library has become the centerpiece of the university's Dahlem campus...

 ("The Brain") by Norman Foster
Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank
Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, OM is a British architect whose company maintains an international design practice, Foster + Partners....

 as its new landmark. Several other institutions of higher education and research, the Berlin Botanical Garden
Botanical Garden in Berlin
Botanical Garden in Berlin is considered one of the most important gardens in the world, with area of 43 hectares and around 22,000 different plant species.The garden is located in the Dahlem neighborhood of the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf...

 (officially on the ground of neighbouring Lichterfelde
Lichterfelde (Berlin)
Lichterfelde is a locality in the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf in Berlin, Germany. Until 2001 it was part, with Steglitz and Lankwitz of the former Steglitz borough.-History:...

) and many museums are located here. On weekdays the area is busy with students who arrive on the U-Bahn
Berlin U-Bahn
The Berlin is a rapid transit railway in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, and is a major part of the public transport system of that city. Opened in 1902, the serves 173 stations spread across ten lines, with a total track length of , about 80% of which is underground...

. In the west parts of the Grunewald
Grunewald
Grunewald is a locality within the Berliner borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. Famous for the homonymous forest, until 2001 administrative reform it was part of the former district of Wilmersdorf.-Geography:The locality is situated in the western side of the city and is separated from...

 forest belong to Dahlem including the Renaissance
Renaissance architecture
Renaissance architecture is the architecture of the period between the early 15th and early 17th centuries in different regions of Europe, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain elements of ancient Greek and Roman thought and material culture. Stylistically, Renaissance...

 Grunewald hunting lodge built in 1543.

History



The first written account of Dahlem dates to the year 1275. The history of the village is connected to the Dahlem Demesne
Demesne
In the feudal system the demesne was all the land, not necessarily all contiguous to the manor house, which was retained by a lord of the manor for his own use and support, under his own management, as distinguished from land sub-enfeoffed by him to others as sub-tenants...

 (Domäne Dahlem) first mentioned in 1450. Its estates were sold to the state of Prussia
Prussia
Prussia was a German kingdom and historic state originating out of the Duchy of Prussia and the Margraviate of Brandenburg. For centuries, the House of Hohenzollern ruled Prussia, successfully expanding its size by way of an unusually well-organized and effective army. Prussia shaped the history...

 in 1841 and developed by dividing it into lots
Lot (real estate)
In real estate, a lot or plot is a tract or parcel of land owned or meant to be owned by some owner. A lot is essentially considered a parcel of real property in some countries or immovable property in other countries...

 for building villa
Villa
A villa was originally an ancient Roman upper-class country house. Since its origins in the Roman villa, the idea and function of a villa have evolved considerably. After the fall of the Roman Republic, villas became small farming compounds, which were increasingly fortified in Late Antiquity,...

s and mansion
Mansion
A mansion is a very large dwelling house. U.S. real estate brokers define a mansion as a dwelling of over . A traditional European mansion was defined as a house which contained a ballroom and tens of bedrooms...

s. The Demesne buildings today house a working farm and an agricultural
Agriculture
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi and other life forms for food, fiber, and other products used to sustain life. Agriculture was the key implement in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the...

 open-air museum
Museum
A museum is an institution that cares for a collection of artifacts and other objects of scientific, artistic, cultural, or historical importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. Most large museums are located in major cities...

. In 1920 the village was amalgamated into Greater Berlin
Greater Berlin Act
The Greater Berlin Act , in full the Law Regarding the Reconstruction of the New Local Authority of Berlin , was a law passed by the Prussian government in 1920 that greatly expanded the size of the German capital of Berlin.-History:...

. From 1931 on Martin Niemöller
Martin Niemöller
Friedrich Gustav Emil Martin Niemöller was a German anti-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor. He is best known as the author of the poem "First they came…"....

, a leader of the Confessing Church
Confessing Church
The Confessing Church was a Protestant schismatic church in Nazi Germany that arose in opposition to government-sponsored efforts to nazify the German Protestant church.-Demographics:...

, was pastor
Pastor
The word pastor usually refers to an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. When used as an ecclesiastical styling or title, this role may be abbreviated to "Pr." or often "Ps"....

 of the United Protestant
Prussian Union (Evangelical Christian Church)
The Prussian Union was the merger of the Lutheran Church and the Reformed Church in Prussia, by a series of decrees – among them the Unionsurkunde – by King Frederick William III...

 Sankt-Annen-Kirche until he was arrested by the Nazis in 1937.

During the Cold War
Cold War
The Cold War was the continuing state from roughly 1946 to 1991 of political conflict, military tension, proxy wars, and economic competition between the Communist World—primarily the Soviet Union and its satellite states and allies—and the powers of the Western world, primarily the United States...

 Dahlem belonged to the American
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 Sector of West Berlin
West Berlin
West Berlin was a political exclave that existed between 1949 and 1990. It comprised the western regions of Berlin, which were bordered by East Berlin and parts of East Germany. West Berlin consisted of the American, British, and French occupation sectors, which had been established in 1945...

. From 1945 to 1991 the seat of the Allied Kommandantura of Berlin was in Dahlem on Kaiserswerther Straße. Until 1994 the headquarters of the United States Army Berlin
United States Army Berlin
U.S. Army Berlin was a command of the United States Army created in December 1961 at the height of the Berlin Wall crisis. USAB was a combined command with the Headquarters, U.S. Command Berlin . This combined organization was sometimes called the "Berlin Command". USCOB/USAB was a separate...

 command and the Berlin Brigade
Berlin Brigade
After the end of World War II, under the conditions of the Yalta and Potsdam agreements, Allied forces occupied West Berlin. This occupation lasted throughout the Cold War...

 were located on Clayallee street. Parts of the building are still used by the Embassy of the United States in Berlin
Embassy of the United States in Berlin
The Embassy of the United States in Berlin maintains diplomatic relations and represents United States interests in dealing with the German government. The U.S. Embassy in Germany has not always been in Berlin.-1797–1930:...

. The former library and Outpost theatre across the street today house the (West-)Allied Museum. Because so many of Berlin's artistic, cultural, and educational institutions were located in the city's historical centre in then East Berlin
East Berlin
East Berlin was the name given to the eastern part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. It consisted of the Soviet sector of Berlin that was established in 1945. The American, British and French sectors became West Berlin, a part strongly associated with West Germany but a free city...

, West Berlin authorities established many duplicates in Dahlem - above all the Free University in 1948, which continued in part the tradition of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
The Kaiser Wilhelm Society for the Advancement of Science was a German scientific institution established in 1911. It was implicated in Nazi science, and after the Second World War was wound up and its functions replaced by the Max Planck Society...

, founded 1911 in Dahlem.

Rudi Dutschke
Rudi Dutschke
Alfred Willi Rudi Dutschke was the most prominent spokesperson of the German student movement of the 1960s. He advocated 'a long march through the institutions' of power to create radical change from within government and society by becoming an integral part of the machinery...

, spokesman of the German student movement
German student movement
The German student movement was a protest movement that took place during the late 1960s in West Germany. It was largely a reaction against the perceived authoritarianism and hypocrisy of the German government and other Western governments, and the poor living conditions of students...

 in the 1960s, is buried at the cemetery
Cemetery
A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. The term "cemetery" implies that the land is specifically designated as a burying ground. Cemeteries in the Western world are where the final ceremonies of death are observed...

 of the Sankt-Annen-Kirche.

Institutions

  • Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants - Julius Kühn Institute
  • Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing
  • Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
  • German Archaeological Institute
    German Archaeological Institute
    The German Archaeological Institute is an institution of research within the field of archaeology , and a "scientific corporation", with parentage of the federal Foreign Office of Germany-Origin:...

  • German Institute for Economic Research
    German Institute for Economic Research
    The German Institute for Economic Research, German Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. It is an independent, non-profit academic institution which is involved in basic research and policy advice...

  • Institute for Museum Research
  • Zuse Institute Berlin
    Zuse Institute Berlin
    The Zuse Institute Berlin is a research institute for applied mathematics and computer science in Berlin....

  • Several branches of the Max Planck Institute, former Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
    Kaiser Wilhelm Institute
    The Kaiser Wilhelm Society for the Advancement of Science was a German scientific institution established in 1911. It was implicated in Nazi science, and after the Second World War was wound up and its functions replaced by the Max Planck Society...

    :
    • The Max Planck Institute Archives
    • The Fritz Haber Institute
    • The Max Planck Institute for Human Development
      Max Planck Institute for Human Development
      The Max Planck Institute for Human Development is located in Berlin, Germany. It was founded in 1963 and is one of 80 institutes in the Max Planck Society ....

    • The Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology
      Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology
      The Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology is a research institute of the Max Planck Society located in Berlin. The institute was founded 1993 near the Charité hospital in Berlin on the campus of the Humboldt University of Berlin in Berlin-Mitte....

    • The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
      Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
      The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics is a research institute for molecular genetics based in Berlin, Germany. It is part of the Max Planck Institute network of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science.- External links :*...

    • The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
      Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
      The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin was established in March 1994. Its research is primarily devoted to a theoretically oriented history of science, principally of the natural sciences, but with methodological perspectives drawn from the cognitive sciences and from...

  • Secret State Archives of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation
    Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation
    The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation , headquartered in Berlin, Germany, is one of the largest cultural institutions in the world. It was founded by a West German federal law passed on 25 July 1957, with the mission to acquire and protect the cultural legacy of the former state of Prussia...


Main sights


Museums
  • The Allied Museum
    Allied Museum
    The Allied Museum is a museum in Berlin. It documents the political history and the military commitments and roles of the Western Allies in Germany – particularly Berlin – between 1945 and 1994 and their contribution to liberty in Berlin.-Location: American Sector:The museum is located on the...

     of the American
    United States
    The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

    , British
    United Kingdom
    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandIn the United Kingdom and Dependencies, other languages have been officially recognised as legitimate autochthonous languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages...

     and French
    France
    The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

     forces in West Berlin
  • The Brücke Museum
    Brücke Museum
    The Brücke Museum in Berlin houses the world's largest collection of works by Die Brücke , an early 20th century expressionist movement.-Origins:...

  • The Museum Center of the Berlin State Museums
    Berlin State Museums
    The Berlin State Museums, in German Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, are a group of museums in Berlin, Germany overseen by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation and funded by the German federal government in collaboration with Germany's federal states...

    , which includes:
    • The Museum of Asian Art
    • The Ethnological Museum
      Ethnological Museum of Berlin
      The Ethnological Museum in Berlin is one of the largest ethnological museums in the world. It houses half a million pre-industrial objects, acquired primarily from the German voyages of exploration and colonialization of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...

    • The Museum of European Cultures
      Museum Europäischer Kulturen
      The Museum of European Cultures is located in the Dahlem neighborhood of the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin, Germany.The museum is located in the same building together with the Ethnological Museum of Berlin and the Museum für Asiatische Kunst....


Transportation



Dahlem is served by the U3
U3 (Berlin U-Bahn)
U3 is a line on the Berlin U-Bahn created in its current version on 12 December 2004. The routing is the same as the previous U2 until 1993, only run from Krumme Lanke to Wittenbergplatz....

 line on the Berlin U-Bahn
Berlin U-Bahn
The Berlin is a rapid transit railway in Berlin, the capital city of Germany, and is a major part of the public transport system of that city. Opened in 1902, the serves 173 stations spread across ten lines, with a total track length of , about 80% of which is underground...

 system. Stations in Dahlem include Breitenbachplatz
Breitenbachplatz (Berlin U-Bahn)
Breitenbachplatz is a Berlin U-Bahn station located in the Dahlem district on the .It opened on October 12, 1913. At this occasion the station and the eponymous square were named after Minister of State Paul von Breitenbach....

, Podbielskiallee
Podbielskiallee (Berlin U-Bahn)
Podbielskiallee is an underground railway station in the German capital city of Berlin. It is part of the Berlin U-Bahn network and located in the Dahlem district on the .The station opened on October 12, 1913...

, Dahlem-Dorf
Dahlem-Dorf (Berlin U-Bahn)
Dahlem-Dorf is a Berlin U-Bahn station located on the . It serves the affluent neighborhood of Dahlem and is near the main campus of the Free University of Berlin....

, Thielplatz
Thielplatz (Berlin U-Bahn)
Thielplatz is a Berlin U-Bahn station located in the Dahlem district on the .It was opened on October 12, 1913 and until 1929 was the southwestern terminus of the line. Across the street are the campus of the Free University and the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society. 1980 a second...

 and Oskar-Helene-Heim
Oskar-Helene-Heim (Berlin U-Bahn)
Oskar-Helene-Heim is an U-Bahn station in Berlin located in the Dahlem district on the .The station opened on December 22, 1929 . It was named after the neighbouring hospital, a foundation of Oskar and Helene Pintsch, descendants of manufacturer Julius Pintsch...

.

Personalities

  • Götz von Boehmer
  • Brigitte Horney
    Brigitte Horney
    Brigitte Horney was a German theatre and film actress. Best remembered was her role as Empress Katherine the Great in the 1943 version of the UFA film version of Baron Munchhausen, directed by Josef von Báky, with Hans Albers in the title role.-Life and work:Brigitte Horney was the daughter of...

  • Wolf Jobst Siedler
    Wolf Jobst Siedler
    Wolf Jobst Siedler is a German publisher and writer.He studied at the Freie Universität Berlin and worked as a journalist...

  • Edgar Ott
  • Nora von Collande