Matthias Wenzel

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Matthias Wenzel (* 1962 in Gotha ) is a German non-fiction author and publicist.


Matthias Wenzel graduated from the Arnoldischule in his hometown in 1980 . From 1988 to 1992 he worked as a teacher for English and Russian in Saxony-Anhalt. From 1997 to 2000 he was the museum director of the Bach parent company in Wechmar . Since 1999 he has been deputy chairman of the Gothaer Tivoli Association . Wenzel has had a seat on the Gotha City Council since 2008 and has been city council chairman since 2014. Since 1995 he has been chairman of the Gotha City History Association. Wenzel wrote numerous local history publications and newspaper articles.


Articles, Festschriften, Documentations (selection)

  • Kreissparkasse Gotha 1830–1998. A company story. Gotha 1998.
  • On the 100th anniversary of the death of the sculptor and professor Christian Behrens. In: Gothaer Tagespost / TLZ. September 15, 2005.
  • 175 years of Stadt-Apotheke Gotha. Festschrift . Gotha 2006.
  • Documentation on the history of cemetery II. Gotha 2014.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. , accessed on August 16, 2015.
  2. My insider tip: Matthias Wenzel is on the trail of Jewish life in Gotha - the cemetery survived the Nazi dictatorship. on: , accessed on August 16, 2015.
  3. Matthias Wenzel introduces "Time Leaps Gotha". on: , accessed on August 16, 2015.