Laqueur, Walter Zeev Louis Moritz

Birth Name Laqueur, Walter Zeev Louis Moritz
Birth Name לקויר, זאב
Call Name Walter
Call Name זאב
Gender male


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth May 26, 1921 Wrocław Breslau, województwo Dolnośląskie, Polska  

Aliyah November, 1938   Walter Zeev Laqueur, age 16 years, left Germany

Event Note

Walter Laqueur's parents were unable to leave Germany, and perished in the Holocaust.

Graduation 1938   Walter Zeev Laqueur graduated Johannes Gymnasium

Membership     Walter Zeev Laqueur joined kibbutz

Education 1939 האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ירושלים, הרי יהודה, ישראל  

Occupation     Walter Zeev Laqueur was a Journalist, Historian and Writer

Event Note

From 1939 to1944, Walter Laqueur lived in Jerusalem.
From 1944 to 1953, he worked as a journalist, covered Palestine and, for several years, other Middle Eastern countries.

Event Note

From 1964 to 1980, Walter Laqueur directed the Institute of Contemporary History, Wiener Library, in London.

Marriage 1941   Walter Zeev Laqueur married Naomi Barbara Auguste Helena Koch

Marriage 1966   Walter Zeev Laqueur married Christa, née Gentzen, Wichmann



Father Laqueur, Fritz


Married Wife Koch, Barbara Auguste Helena Naomi



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