Naumann, Friedrich
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Naumann, Friedrich

(March 25, 1860, Störmthal [Leipzig] – August 24, 1919, Travemünde), German politician and publicist. After completing his theological studies, Naumann had many experiences at the Rauh Haus, a Protestant aid foundation for children and youth that influenced him regarding the social problems of his heavily industrialized era. He became a spokesman for the young Christian socialists at the Evangelical Social Congress of 1890, speaking out for a renewal of the institution of German Protestantism. Under the …

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Theiner, Peter, “Naumann, Friedrich”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 18 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0422>
First published online: 2015



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