Frey, Hermann-Walther

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Frey, Hermann-Walther Gender: M
Carl Oskar Hermann Walther Frey
born on 26 March 1888 at 19:15 (= 7:15 PM )
Place Berlin-Schöneberg, Germany, 52n28, 13e22
Timezone LMT m13e22 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 06°32' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 20°22 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 16°16'


German administrative lawyer, musicologist and art historian, who published works on Giorgio Vasaris, Ruggiero Giovannelli and Michelagniolo Buonarotti.

He joined the NSDAP (Nazi Party) in 1930 and the SA in 1933. In addition, he became a member of the German Christians. Frey was a lecturer in the ministry of science of the Reich Ministry of Education from 1935 to 1945, where he was able to influence numerous academic careers. Within the ministry, he supervised subjects including music and theater studies, pre- and early history, Oriental studies and art history as well as Protestant and Catholic theology.

After the war Frey was interned from August 1945 to November 1946 in the American camp Altenstadt in Schongau in Bavaria.

Frey died on 28 April 1968 in Freiburg im Breisgau, aged 80. He was the father of the prehistorian Otto-Herman Frey.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin Archives.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (Art)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Politics : Nazi party (1930-1945)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction