Flesch-Thebesius, Max

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Flesch-Thebesius, Max Gender: M
Max Wilhelm Ludwig Ernst Flesch
born on 9 July 1889 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )
Place Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 50n07, 8e40
Timezone LMT m8e40 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 17°37' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 03°19 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 18°24'

Max Flesch-Thebesius (Standing at left, 1930s)


German physician, surgeon, local politician, art lover and arts patron. His books include the medical text, Chirurgische Tuberkulose (1933), and an edited anthology of poems, Felix Schumann: Meine Liebe ist grün wie der Fliederbusch – Gedichte (1947).

He was the main initiator of the efforts to rebuild the war ruins of the Old Opera House in Frankfurt am Main and founded the "Save the Opera House" campaign. The Nobel Prize for Literature Nobel laureate, Thomas Mann, wrote him a letter of encouragement.

Flesch-Thebesius co-founded the Society of Frankfurt Doctors, serving as its president and later honorary president.

He died on 6 April 1983 in Kronberg im Taunus, aged 93.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


  • child->parent relationship with Flesch, Karl (born 6 July 1853)
  • sibling relationship with Flesch, Hans (born 18 December 1896)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (Patron of the arts)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 93)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction