Undine von Blottnitz


Undine-Uta Bloch von Blottnitz born Berlin, Germany August 20, 1936 (d. 2001). Politician; dedicated to nonviolence, sustainable ecology, and anti-nuclear action. Core member of Green Party. Member of European Parliament, 1984-89, 1994-99. Fined 50,000 deutschmarks for organizing tractor blockade of Gorleben interim nuclear waste storage site, 1979.


At this moment we can do something both useful and beautiful.” (her comment at time of action, Der Spiegel, Feb. 1, 2009; photo wendland.net)