Heinrich Rippler

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Heinrich Rippler

Heinrich Rippler (born November 8, 1866 in Kempten (Allgäu) , † February 7, 1934 in Berlin ) was a German writer , journalist and politician ( DVP ).

Life and work

After attending elementary school and graduating from high school in Kempten , Rippler began studying economics, history and German at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich , which he did not graduate. During his studies in 1887 he became a member of the Association of German Students in Berlin . In the meantime and after completing his studies, he worked as an editor in Kempten (Allgäu) , Munich and Augsburg .

Rippler worked as a freelance writer in Berlin from 1891 and in 1892 became editor of the Daily Rundschau located there . From 1896 to 1922 and again from 1924 to 1928 he acted as editor of the national liberal newspaper. He was also chairman of the Berlin Press Association for several years and chairman of the Reich Association of the German Press from 1919 to 1923 . Together with Gustav Stresemann he founded the time in 1922 . He was buried in Trinity Cemetery II in 1934 .

Political party

Rippler was a member of several national associations and board member of the Fleet and Defense Association. After the November Revolution he joined the national liberal DVP.


Rippler was elected to the German Reichstag in the Reichstag elections in June 1920 , to which he belonged until May 1924.

Individual evidence

  1. Louis Lange (Ed.): Kyffhäuser Association of German Student Associations. Address book 1931. Berlin 1931, p. 185.

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