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Werner, Friedrich
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(Sep 3, Oliva [today part of Gdansk] – Nov 30, 1955, Düsseldorf), jurist. After studying political science and law, he received his doctorate in 1922 and began a career in judicial service in 1923. Having joined the National Socialist Party, he became a member of the Berlin city council in 1930 and joined the Deutsche Christen movement. On Jun 25, 1933, he became acting president of the Protestant High Consistory of Berlin; on Sep 18 he became its president. In the same year he be…

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Fix, Karl-Heinz, “Werner, Friedrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_124176>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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