Freda Wuesthoff


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Freda Wuesthoff (née Hoffmann) born Berlin, Germany May 16, 1896 (d. 1956). German pacifist, physicist, and patent attorney. Founded women’s Stuttgart Peace Circle against nuclear weapons, 1947. Promoted peace education in German schools.


I think it is possible that the women of other countries could understand more quickly than men that there are really only two choices: further wars, that is, the agonizing death of the human race—or the start of humanity for lasting peace.” (letter to friends, Dec. 12, 1946 fembio;