Dr. Hiltgunt Margret Zassenhaus

Dr. Hiltgunt Margret Zassenhaus (HM15D)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21202
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 17.492', W 76° 36.574'

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July 10, 1916 Hamburg, Germany
November 20, 2004 Baltimore, MD
Physician, Humanist, Author

Working as an interpreter with Scandinavian political prisoners held by the Third Reich during World War II, she bravely afforded many medical aid and spiritual support and was instrumental in the saving of more than 1,200 from execution as the war drew to a close.

In 1952, Dr. Zassenhaus immigrated to Baltimore and established a medical practice. She wrote of her experiences in Germany in the award winning book Walls (Ein Baum bl?ht im November) published in 1974.

Dr. Zassenhaus was nominated by the Norwegian government for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1974.
Die Liebe gibt nicht auf
1 Corinthians 13:7
HM NumberHM15D
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 361194 N 4350364
Decimal Degrees39.29153333, -76.60956667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.492', W 76° 36.574'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 29.52" N, 76° 36' 34.44" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 410 E Lexington St, Baltimore MD 21202, US
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