Ludwig Munzinger senior

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Ludwig Munzinger senior (born August 28, 1877 in Saarburg , Alsace-Lorraine , † November 15, 1957 in Ravensburg ) was a German journalist and the first editor of the Munzinger archive .


After attending grammar schools in Strasbourg and Weißenburg ( Wissembourg ), Munzinger studied law in Würzburg at the request of his family , although he actually wanted to become an officer . In 1897, like many Munzingers, he became a member of a green corps and, like his grandfather Ludwig Munzinger, district court president in Landau and Strasbourg, and his father Ludwig Munzinger, he joined the Corps Rhenania Würzburg . After his father's death in 1897, Munziger joined the imperial army in 1898 and in 1899 became a lieutenant in a hunter battalion in Colmar, Alsace . After two and a half years, Munziger left the military and began studying law in Munich and Heidelberg . 1901 doctorate he in Heidelberg for Dr. iur. ; later he also became Dr. phil. Munzinger was part of the editorial team of the Allgemeine Zeitung in Munich from 1903 to 1907 , where he was most recently deputy editor-in-chief .

In 1930 he moved with his family to Dresden (Loschwitz), the hometown of his wife Cora. After the bombing of Dresden in February 1945 and the associated destruction of parts of the publishing house, the Munzinger family fled to Ravensburg, where the publishing house was rebuilt.

On March 17, 1913, Ludwig Munzinger published the first edition of the archive for journalistic work, which later became the Munzinger archive . After his death, the son Ludwig Munzinger junior took over the management of the Munzinger archive .


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  1. Kösener corps lists 1910, 209 , 68
  2. Kösener Corpslisten 1960, 143 , 400
  3. ^ Dresdner Latest News , February 24, 2011, p. 9.