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Carl von Ossietzky
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Portrait of Carl von Ossietzky taken in 1915
Born (1889-10-03)3 October 1889
Died 4 May 1938(1938-05-04) (aged 48)
Nationality German
Occupation Journalist, political activist
Spouse(s) Maud Lichfield-Wood
Awards 1935 Nobel Peace Prize

Carl von Ossietzky (3 October 1889 – 4 May 1938) was a German journalist and peacemaker. He was awarded the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize because he exposed the secret German re-armament. He was convicted of treason and spying afterwards.

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