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Else Magnus (born Berent)

Fotografie von Else Magnus im Kindesalter © Initiative Stierstr.
Stolpersteine für Magnus und Else Magnus © Koordinierungsstelle Stolpersteine Berlin
LOCATION
Leonorenstr. 79

DISTRICT
Steglitz-Zehlendorf – Lankwitz
STONE WAS LAID
06/10/2009

BORN
08/23/1893 in Danzig / Gdańsk
DEPORTATION
on the 6th of March 1943 to Auschwitz
MURDERED
in Auschwitz

Else Magnus, née Berent, came from Dresden. In 1919 she married Dr. Martin Magnus, a medical practitioner. In 1922 their son Gerd was born. The Magnus family lived in Lankwitz until 1938, when they were forced to move to Bozener Strasse 9 in Schöneberg. Gerd was able to escape to England with a kindertransport.

The only other known fact about Else Magnus is that she and her brothers owned three plots of land in Danzig.

Else Magnus and her husband were deported to Auschwitz on 6 March 1943. Martin Magnus was murdered here on 21 March 1943. The precise date and circumstances of Else Magnus’ death are no longer known.


Biographical Compilation

Initiative Steglitz nach Informationen durch die Stolperstein-Initiative Stierstraße

English Translation

Charlotte Kreutzmüller