Wolf Jobst Siedler

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Wolf Jobst Siedler

Wolf Jobst Siedler (17 January 1926 – 27 November 2013)[1] was a German publisher and writer.

Born in Berlin, he studied at the Freie Universität and worked as a journalist. His publishing house Wolf Jobst Siedler Verlag was bought in 1989 by Bertelsmann-Gruppe.

He has authored several books and writes for many German publications including the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the Süddeutsche Zeitung, Die Zeit, Die Welt and Junge Freiheit.

Siedler was interviewed about his assessments of Albert Speer in the docudrama Speer und Er.


  • Karl-Friedrich-Schinkel-Ring
  • Ernst-Robert-Curtius-Preis|Ernst-Robert-Curtius-Preis für Essayistik
  • Deutscher Nationalpreis (2002)
  • Gerhard-Löwenthal-Ehrenpreis


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