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 (Scholl Siblings Plaza) is a short semi-circular plaza located in front of the main building of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (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 (Weiße Rose) resistance movement. They were the Geschwister Scholl (Scholl Siblings).

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Street sign for Geschwister-Scholl-Platz in front of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
The plaza, showing the entrance for the main building of the university. In the foreground is the White Rose Memorial, a series of tile reproductions of the White Rose pamphlets scattered on the ground.

References[edit]

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