Karola Bloch


Karola Bloch (née Piotrkowska) born Lodz, Poland January 22, 1905 (d. 1994). Socialist; architect; opposed Hitler, Stalin and East German regimes; supported Solidarity movement. Visited Nicaragua in opposition of US-supported Contra aggression; co-founded International Society Culture of Peace, 1988.


"In politics, God knows, men have not exactly covered themselves with glory, especially when one thinks of all the wars they have been involved in." (Tübingen, "For the Dignity of Women", Feb. 19, 1981; photo http://bit.ly/wjbdAG)