Paul Wilhelm Wenger
From 1930 Paul Wilhelm Wenger studied law , Catholic theology and history at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen . During the Second World War he was a soldier in the Wehrmacht from 1939 to 1945 , most recently as a lieutenant in the reserve of a pioneer unit .
After the end of the war, Wenger was a district judge at the Tübingen district court from 1945 to 1948 and switched to the Rheinischer Merkur as a journalist , which he was involved in founding together with Franz Albert Kramer as well as Anton Böhm and Otto B. Roegele in 1945/1946. In 1966 he received the Theodor Wolff Prize .
Paul Wilhelm Wenger belonged to Konrad Adenauer's circle of friends . At the end of the 1950s, he went public with a declaration for a territory of the Federal Republic west of the Elbe, which was also decisive for Adenauer's policy towards the expellees, the Germans in the GDR and the partially former areas of Germany that did not belong to the then Federal Republic of Germany was.
Wenger was close friends with the artist Rudolf Schlichter .
- "Who will win Germany? Small Prussian Self-Isolation or Central European Federation ” , Stuttgart-Degerloch: Seewald Verlag 1959 (published in Polish translation in the same year).
- Literature by and about Paul Wilhelm Wenger in the catalog of the German National Library
- Estate in the Federal Archives Koblenz
- Estate in the archive for Christian-Democratic Politics of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Sankt Augustin (page 439) (PDF)
- "Judge or judicial officer" (Article Rheinischer Merkur No. 9 of February 27, 1953 by Paul Wilhelm Wenger)
- Paul Wilhelm Wenger in the Munzinger archive ( beginning of article freely accessible)
- Short biography at LEO-BW
|SURNAME||Wenger, Paul Wilhelm|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German journalist and publicist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 15, 1912|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Gundelsheim am Neckar|
|DATE OF DEATH||3rd December 1983|
|Place of death||Bonn|