Landauer, Gustav

   German philos-opher and writer. The son of a wealthy Karlsruhe merchant, he was attracted to anarchism in his youth and was twice imprisoned for political agitation. In 1918 he became editor of the theat-rical periodical Masken published in Düsseldorf. When the Bavarian Soviet Republic was proclaimed in 1919, he accepted an invitation to become minister of public instruction. Following the overthrow of the government, he was murdered by counter-revolutionary soldiers in Munich. He published novels and philosophical and literary essays, and translated foreign liter-ature into German.

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  • LANDAUER, GUSTAV — (1870–1919), German philosopher and writer. Landauer, the son of a wealthy Karlsruhe merchant, was drawn toward anarchism in his youth, and as a student in Berlin became editor of the anarchic socialist periodical, Der Sozialist. In 1893 – the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Gustav Landauer — (7 April 1870 in Karlsruhe, Germany mdash; 2 May 1919 in Munich, Germany) was one of the leading theorists on anarchism in Germany in the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. He was an advocate of communist anarchism and an… …   Wikipedia

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  • Gustav Landauer — in den frühen 1890er Jahren. Gustav Landauer (* 7. April 1870 in Karlsruhe; † 2. Mai 1919 in München Stadelheim) war Ende des 19. und Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts einer der wichtigsten Theoretiker und Aktivisten des Anarchismus in Deutschland. Er… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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