Nell, Peter

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Nell, Peter Gender: M
Hermann Willÿ Kurt Heinze
born on 10 October 1907 at 13:15 (= 1:15 PM )
Place Berlin-Schöneberg, Germany, 52n28, 13e22
Timezone CET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 16°02' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 25°03 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 00°38'

Peter Nell (1953)
photo: Heinz Funck Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q107981883 Description German photographer, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


German writer and politician, a noted member of The Socialist Unity Party of Germany (German: Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands), often known in English as the East German Communist Party.

He wrote for Die Rote Fahne and was a correspondent in the Soviet Union in 1931-1932. He was a member of the Brandenburg State Parliament from 1950 to 1952. He worked as an editor and editor-in-chief of newspapers in Berlin and Potsdam.

He became a board member of the German Writers' Association and was its secretary from 1953 to 1955. From 1955 until his death he headed the main department for fine literature in the Ministry of Culture of the GDR.

Peter Nell died in Berlin on 27 November 1957 at the age of 50 after a serious illness.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file (no. 2692).


  • Vocation : Business : Clerical/ Secretarial
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (East German Communist Party)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Newspaper editor-in-chief)