Werfel

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Werfel, Wörfel, and Woerfel are German and Jewish surnames, mentioned in Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic:

Werfel[edit]

  • Johan Werfel (da) (1764, ? – 1831, ?), Danish writer, translator and magazine publisher
  • Holger Werfel Scheuermann (1877 – 1960), Danish surgeon; the Scheuermann's disease was named after him
  • Rudolf Werfel, manufacturer of gloves and leather goods, son of Albine Kussi
  • Franz Werfel (1890 – 1945), Jewish Bohemian-Austrian novelist, playwright, and poet
  • Hanna Fuchs-Robettin née Werfel (1896 – 1964), Jewish Bohemian woman, the sister of Franz, wife of Herbert Fuchs-Robettin, mistress of Alban Berg
  • Alma Mahler (Alma Maria Mahler Gropius Werfel, née Schindler) (1879 – 1964), Austrian socialite, well known in her youth for her beauty and vivacity
  • Roman Werfel (1906 – 2003), Polish communist apparatchik
  • Yitzhak Rafael né Werfel (1914 – 1999), Israeli politician
  • Louis Werfel (1916 – 1943), American Modern Orthodox rabbi, military rabbi, of Galician Jewish descent

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