Constanze Hallgarten


Constanze Hallgarten born Leipzig, Germany September 12, 1881 (d. 1969). Leading German Jewish pacifist; co-founded WILPF; leader of German Peace Cartel (DFK); organized Munich Peace Exhibition 1927; exiled by Hitler.


"How much less dangerous way to live, to go along with the herd and thoughtless old tradition, rather than swim against the tide for ones beliefs and to become an 'outcast' with all its results." (Pacifist in Germany, 1940; photo Europeana)