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Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte)

Pfaffeng. 18, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Ranked #21 of 48 Attractions in Heidelberg
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
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- Jan 24, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Relevant to Heidelberg and unearthing little-known details of early German mass politics, this is a hidden treasure of a museum. Situated in Ebert's birthplace home, this free museum takes you through his rise from poverty to first President of the Weimar Republic and champion of liberal democracy and social progress against the looming extremes of left and right in 1920s... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I knew very little about Friedrich Ebert until we arrived here two months ago but he deserves greater recognition. His family home serves as his memorial. You can also visit his grave in the beautiful Bergfriedhof cemetery. The first president of the new German republic (1919-25) he played an important role in the Weimar Republic until his tragic early death.... More

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