Wolfgang Leonhard

German author, historian
Wolfgang Leonhard (1990)

Wolfgang Leonhard (16 April 1921 - 17 August 2014) was a German political author, historian, and expert. He wrote many books on Communism and how he was against it. He was the last living member of the Ulbricht Group, an anti-communism group. Leonhard was born in Vienna, Austria to German parents.

Leonhard died at a hospital in Daun, Germany from a long-illness at the age of 93.[1]



  1. "Obituary in Die Zeit". Zeit.de. Retrieved 17 August 2014.

More readingEdit

  • Wolfgang Leonhard, Die Revolution entlässt ihre Kinder. Köln (Kiepenheuer & Witsch) 1955; in Engl.: Child of the revolution. Transl. by C. M. Woodhouse. London (Collins) 1957

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