Geschwister-Scholl-Platz

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Coordinates: 48°09′02.68″N 11°34′50.25″E / 48.1507444°N 11.5806250°E / 48.1507444; 11.5806250 Geschwister-Scholl-Platz (English: Siblings Scholl Plaza) is a short semi-circular plaza located in front of the main building of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), located on the Ludwigstraße in Munich, Germany.[1] The plaza is named in memory of Sophie Scholl and her brother, Hans Scholl, students at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich during World War II who were among the founding members of the White Rose (German: Weiße Rose) resistance movement, and who are referred to as the Geschwister Scholl.

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Street sign for Geschwister-Scholl-Platz in front of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz showing the entrance for the main building of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. In the foreground is the White Rose (German: Die Weiße Rose) Memorial, a series of tile reproductions of the White Rose pamphlets scattered on the ground.

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  1. ^ Google Maps (2007). Google Earth Maps (Map). Cartography by Unknown.