Paul Piechowski

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Paul Felix Piechowski
Born (1892-06-30)June 30, 1892
Turoscheln, East Prussia German Empire (modern Turośl, Poland)
Died June 9, 1966(1966-06-09) (aged 73)
Bonn-Bad Godesberg, Germany
Occupation Pastor
Religion Lutheran

Paul Felix Piechowski (30 June 1892 – 9 June 1966) was a Lutheran theologian and physician.

Biography[edit]

Piechowski was born in Turoscheln, East Prussia (modern Turośl, Poland), he studied Lutheran theology and Philosophy at the University of Königsberg. In 1916 he worked as a Pastor in Königsberg and from 1917 to 1919 as a military chaplan. In 1919 he joined the "religious-socialist movement" and started to work as a Pastor in Berlin-Neukölln until 1928, from 1928 until 1934 in Berlin-Britz. In 1924 he became the Chairman of the Union of Socialist theologians.[1] Piechowski started to study medicine in 1932, was dismissed from his position as a Pastor in 1934 and worked as a physician. After World War II he practised in Babelsberg and became a medical director at the German Central Administration of the Soviet occupation zone. From 1946 to 1953 Piechowski was a member of the medical branch of the municipal administration of Berlin. Until 1961 he practised as a physician in Berlin-Moabit.[1]

Piechowski was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany and died in Bad Godesberg.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Braun, Hannelore; Grünzinger, Gertraud (2006). Personenlexikon zum deutschen Protestantismus 1919-1949 (in German). Vandenhoeck & Rupprecht. p. 195. ISBN 3-525-55761-2. Retrieved 6 January 2012.