Hahn-Warburg, Lola

Birth Name Hahn-Warburg, Lola [1]
Gender female
Age at Death 88 years, 2 months, 12 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth May 19, 1901    

Emigration 1930s   As a Jew, Lola Hahn-Warburg fled Nazi Germany, and the family made their home in England


Event Note

In November 1938, Lola Hahn-Warburg accompanied a delegation of British Jews to the Home Office to plead for the German-Jewish children.
In response, Sir Samuel Hoare, the Home Secretary, told the British House of Commons that the British government would admit the children without passports.

Transport 1933 Kindertransport Children’s Transport Lola Hahn-Warburg set the framework of rescue

Event Note

Gerald Friedenfeld, on seing Lola Hahn-Warburg when he arrived in London in June, 1939, on a Kindertransport from Prague, cites: "Her speech was forceful, and energetic. She seemed to be in charge of arrangements for the arriving children."
Had she been born a man, she could have commanded the invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944 instead of and just as successfully as General Dwight D. Eisenhower did.”

Event Note

In June, 1939, Mrs. Lola Hahn-Warburg invited Gerard Friedenfeld to reside with her and with her family in their London home. because his injured leg required immediate medical attention, and she took him to visit a bone specialist at the Great London Hospital.

Death July 31, 1989   Lola Hahn-Warburg died at age 88 years



Father Warburg, Max M.
Mother Magnus, Alice
  1. Warburg, Eric Erich M.

Source References

  1. ‘Burning for the cause’: Lola Hahn-Warburg 1901-1989


  1. Warburg, Max M.
    1. Magnus, Alice
      1. Warburg, Eric Erich M.
      2. Hahn-Warburg, Lola