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Asmussen, Hans Christian
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(Aug 21, 1898, Flensburg – Dec 30, 1968, Speyer) was a front-line soldier in 1917, pastor in Altona in 1932, but was removed from office in 1934. He became a member of the Reich's Brotherhood Council in 1934 and the founding rector of the divinity school in Berlin. In the years 1936 to 1938 he was subjected to the Third Reich's ban against public speaking, and was imprisoned several times. In 1943 he became pastor in Württemberg, a member of the Council of the EKD in 1945 and pres…

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Hermle, Siegfried, “Asmussen, Hans Christian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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