Ingeborg Drewitz


Ingeborg Drewitz (née Neubert) born Berlin, Germany January 10, 1923 (d. 1986). German novelist and playwright. Worked with Amnesty International; protested nuclear weapons. Awarded Ossietzky Medal for Human Rights, 1980.


The hope of my generation said: Never again war! Never again armament! Never again fascism! They said: take responsibility.” (Ecumenical church conference, Berlin, 1985)