Waldfriedhof Dahlem

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Waldfriedhof Dahlem
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Waldfriedhof chapel
Details
Established 1933
Location Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin
Country Germany
Size 75,407 m²
Number of graves 40,000
Grave of Harald Juhnke

The Waldfriedhof Dahlem (Dahlem forest cemetery) is a cemetery in Berlin, in the district of Steglitz-Zehlendorf on the edge of the Grunewald forest at Hüttenweg 47. Densely planted with conifers and designed between 1931 and 1933 after the plans of Albert Brodersen, it is one of Berlin's more recent cemeteries. Its graves include those of writers such as Gottfried Benn, composers such as Wolfgang Werner Eisbrenner and entertainers like Harald Juhnke, and put it among the so-called "Prominentenfriedhöfe" or celebrity cemeteries.

Honorary graves[edit]

The cemetery has 40 Ehrengräber awarded by the city government of Berlin, including:

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hannelore Prüfer, Der Berliner Gartendirektor Albert Brodersen (1857-1930), in: Berlinische Monatsschrift, Heft 10/1997, Seiten 77/78 online at Edition Luisenstadt
  • Klaus Hammer: Historische Friedhöfe & Grabmäler in Berlin, Stattbuch Verlag Berlin 1994, ISBN 3-922778-32-1

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Coordinates: 52°27′22″N 13°15′50″E / 52.456°N 13.264°E / 52.456; 13.264