Quidde, Ludwig, 1858-1941

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Ludwig Quidde, 1858-1941; raised in Bremen, Germany; editor and historian; author of a pamphlet ostensibly about emperor Caligula which in fact was a satire on Emperor Wilhelm II, for which he gained national notoriety in Germany; entered politics in Munich; in 1895 he helped to reorganize the German People's Party which was, in political philosophy, anti-prussian and antimilitary; in 1902 he won a seat on the City Council of Munich; from 1907 to 1919 he served in the Bavarian Assembly; in 1919 he was elected to the Weimar National Assembly; elected president of the German Peace Society in 1914, a position he held for fifteen years; winner of 1927 Nobel Peace Prize which he shared with Ferdinand Buisson of France; fled to Switzerland in 1933 where he remained until his death.

From the description of Collected papers of Ludwig Quidde, 1881-1941. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 80564946

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creatorOf Quidde, Ludwig, 1858-1941. Collected papers of Ludwig Quidde, 1881-1941. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Quidde, Ludwig, 1858-1941. Deutschland nach dem Kriege : ein Programm für dauernden Frieden : mimeograph, 1915. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
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Birth 1858-03-23

Death 1941-03-05





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