Kratzenberg, Damian

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Name
Kratzenberg, Damian Gender: M
Max Heinrich Damian Kratzenberg
born on 25 November 1878 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Clervaux, Luxembourg, 50n04, 6e01
Timezone LMT m6e01 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 03°19' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 21°03 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 21°00'



Biography

Luxembourg highschool teacher who became head of the Volksdeutsche Bewegung (Volksdeutsche Movement), a pro-Nazi political group, in Luxembourg during World War II.

From 1927 to 1936, he was a member of the liberal party. From the mid-1930s, he became a supporter of Nazi Germany. From 1935 to 1940, he was the president of GEDELIT, the Luxemburger Gesellschaft für deutsche Literatur und Kunst (Society for German Literature and Art). In 1936, he received the Goethe-Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft.

He was executed after the war, on 11 October 1946, for collaboration with the Nazis.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate (acte n° 34) provided by Sy Scholfield. No date of birth is specified but the registration was made on 26 Nov 1878 at 9 AM. The time of birth is given as 5 PM so the day before is assumed as the date of birth. Wikipedia has 5 November, no source given.

Categories

  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (High school)
  • Vocation : Politics : Nazi party (Pro-Nazi)