Carl August Endler

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Carl August Endler (born December 17, 1893 in Rostock , † July 19, 1957 in Oldenburg ) was a German historian and archivist .

Carl August Endler was born the son of a businessman in Rostock and attended the grammar school in his hometown from 1903 to 1912. Interrupted by military service in the First World War , he studied 1912–1914 and 1918–1919 history and geography in Rostock, Leipzig and Marburg. In 1920 he was promoted to Dr. phil. doctorate and, after the obligatory seminar and probationary year in 1921, found a job as a high school teacher at the Rostock Realgymnasium. From 1922 Endler was a research assistant in the main archive in Neustrelitz , 1926 archivist, 1927 archivist. As the successor to Hans Witte , he was head of the main archive, the library and the state museum in Neustrelitz from 1932 to 1934.

After the reunification of Mecklenburg , Endler was responsible for the transfer of the Neustrelitz archives to Schwerin and in 1935 he was appointed to the state archivist at the Secret and Main Archive in Schwerin . In Schwerin, Endler, in collaboration with Richard Wossidlo, played a key role in setting up the Mecklenburg Farmers' Museum . From 1938 he was director of the Mecklenburg State Library in Schwerin. In August 1939 Endler was called up as an officer in the Wehrmacht, he went through the war to the end - most recently as a lieutenant colonel. In 1945 he was dismissed from duty in Schwerin due to Nazi stress and then moved to Oldenburg.

Endler was married and had two sons.


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