Löwenthal, Richard

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German journalist and political scientist
After 1945 one of the most important intellectuals at Willy Brandt’s side.

  • 1908 born
  • 1929-1931 Associate in the KPD-opposition
  • 1933-1935 illegal work and one of the theoreticians of “New Beginning“
  • Beginning in 1935 in exile
  • 1942-1955 Activity at the Reuters news agency in London, beginning in 1949 as its correspondent in West Germany
  • 1954-1958 Correspondent of the Observer in the Federal Republic
  • 1961-1974 Professor for political science at the Free University of Berlin
  • 1971 Co-founder of the “Freedom of Science Confederation”
  • 1991 died
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SPD Politician in divided Berlin 1947-1956

International statesman without government office 1975-1982

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