Ernst Scheller

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Ernst Scheller
Mayor of Marburg
In office
27 April 1934 – 16 January 1942
Succeeded by Walter Voß
Personal details
Born (1899-07-18)18 July 1899
Lintel, East Frisia, German Empire
Died 16 January 1942(1942-01-16) (aged 42)
Nationality German
Political party NSDAP

Ernst Scheller (18 July 1899 in Lintel (East Frisia) – 16 January 1942 in Simferopol) was a German Nazi Hauptmann and politician.[1]

Life and work[edit]

Scheller was appointed mayor of Marburg in 27.4.1934 by Adolf Hitler and fought on the Eastern Front during World War II.[1] He was injured on 29 December 1941 in battle and died 18 days later on a lazaret in Simferopol.[1][2] After his death Walter Voß worked commissarial in Marburg, from March 1944 until the end of the war as commissarial mayor.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Zeitungswissenschaft". Deutsches Zeitungswissenschaftliches Verband (in German). Duncker & Humblot. 17: 249–250. 1942. 
  2. ^ Dettmering, Erhart; Grenz, Rudolf (1980). Marburger Geschichte: Rückblick auf die Stadtgeschichte in Einzelbeiträgen (in German). Marburg: Der Magistrat. p. 637. ISBN 3-9800490-0-0. 
  3. ^ Marburg Stadtverfassung (pdf)
Preceded by
Mayor of Marburg
27 April 1934 – 16 January 1942
Succeeded by
Walter Voß