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Riethmüller, Otto
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(Feb 26, 1889, Bad Cannstadt near Stuttgart – Nov 19, 1938, Berlin), studied theology in Tübingen from 1907, then served as a pastor in the Württemberg regional church; in addition, from 1924, he was head of the Protestant Young Women’s Christian Association (Mädchenwerk) in Württemberg. From 1928 he was director of the Burckhardt House in Berlin-Dahlem; from 1935 also chair of the Reich Youth Commission (Reichsjugendkammer) of the Confessing Church. His activity was marked by his…

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Wennemuth, Heike, “Riethmüller, Otto”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 11 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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