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Clemens August Kardinal Graf von Galen

Dinklage, Vechta 1878 - Münster 1946
Bishop of Münster; during World War II, he led Catholic protest against Nazi euthanasia and denounced Gestapo lawlessness and the persecution of the church
Josef Krautwald

Langenbochum /  Clemens August Kardinal Graf von Galen   Langenbochum /  Clemens August Kardinal Graf von Galen


Sandstone statue of Bishop Von Galen, commissioned by the Housing Association Ketteler Recklinghausen e.V.

Herten - Clemens August Kardinal Graf von Galen

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clemens august kardinal graf von galen
bischof von münster *1878 +1946
verteidiger der menschenrechte, anwalt
gegen willkür und unrecht des
1962 - joseph krautwald, rheine
Clemens August Cardinal Count von Galen
Bishop of Münster *1878 +1946
defender of human rights, advocate
against the arbitrariness and injustice of
National Socialism


Sources & Information


  • Land: Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Country: Germany
  • Bishop
  • Bishop
  • Galen, Clemens August von
  • Galen, Clemens August von
  • Krautwald, Josef
  • Statue (man)
  • Statue (man)
  • Location (N 51°37'0" - E 7°7'56")

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