Karl Deicke

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Karl Lorenz Deicke (born June 4, 1863 in Mülheim an der Ruhr , † April 30, 1943 there ) was a German magistrate and local researcher.


Karl Deicke, son of the high school teacher Hermann Gustav Deicke (1826–1899) and his wife Maria Brewer, studied law at the universities of Bonn , Berlin and Göttingen . In 1886 he received his doctorate in Göttingen and, after passing the Second State Examination in 1891, found his first job as a judge at the Oberhausen District Court . Three years later he moved to the district court of Mülheim an der Ruhr .

As a trainee lawyer, Deicke was a member of the Mülheim citizens' association “Wigwam”, which was established in 1863 and dissolved in 1908. He was also involved in the Mülheim civil society “Mausefalle” and was one of the founding members of the Mülheim History Association (1906), of which he became chairman in 1939 after the death of his predecessor Paul Lembke .

The local history collections that he has compiled over many years include coins, historical photos and printed matter, which today are an important part of the holdings of the Mülheim an der Ruhr city ​​archive . 1900 volumes from his collection are in the Mülheim city ​​library .

Deicke died in an air raid on Mülheim in 1943.


  • The chain bridge to Mülheim an der Ruhr , Mülheim 1895
  • New illustrated guide through Mülheim ad Ruhr and the surrounding area , Mülheim, around 1899
  • Court constitution and administration in Mülheim-Ruhr for 100 years , Mülheim 1902
  • From the teenage years of a queen , Mülheim 1910
  • The job poet Carl Arnold Kortum , Mülheim 1910
  • The Wills - Handbook for Making Wills for Everyone . Mülheim 1915
  • The guardian according to the civil code . Mülheim 1915
  • Mölmsche Stückskes and Mülheimer Calendar for 1909
  • New Mölmsche Stückskes and Mülheimer Calendar for 1910 (with Ernst Becker)


  • Heinrich Küpper: Dr. Karl Deicke - a life for home . In: Mülheimer Jahrbuch 1973, p. 237.
  • Aule Mölmsche: portraits of citizens of Mülheim . Edited by the Mülheim civil society "Mausefalle", Mülheim an der Ruhr 1973, pp. 19–24.
  • Historically significant personalities in the city of Mülheim ad Ruhr . Edited by the working group of local history associations in Mülheim an der Ruhr. Mülheim an der Ruhr, 1983, pp. 17-19.

Other sources

  • City archive Mülheim an der Ruhr, 1550 No. 83 (Mülheim personalities: Karl Deicke)
  • City archive Mülheim an der Ruhr, holdings 1601 (Karl Deicke estate)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Holdings of the Mülheim City Library
  2. History of the Mülheimer Geschichtsverein ( Memento of the original from July 29, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.muelheim-ruhr.de
  3. hbz network database
  4. hbz network database
  5. hbz network database
  6. hbz network database
  7. hbz network database
  8. hbz network database
  9. hbz network database
  10. ^ Literature Mölmsch Platt
  11. hbz network database