Stanislaus Szczygielski

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Stolperstein at Cuvrystraße 13–15 in Berlin-Kreuzberg

Stanislaus Szczygielski (born September 26, 1902 in Johannisdorf , Marienwerder district , † January 8, 1945 in Brandenburg an der Havel ) was a German resistance fighter against the Nazi regime .


Szczygielski was a professional driver and metal worker. He worked as a metal sorter at Metall und Erz GmbH Possehl in Berlin-Lichtenberg . In 1928 he became a member of the KPD . In the time of National Socialism he belonged to the resistance group in the Askania works in Berlin-Mariendorf . He was arrested by the Gestapo on August 4, 1944 . The People's Court sentenced him to death on November 30, 1944 . The ruling was on January 8, 1945 in the penitentiary Brandenburg-Gorden enforced .

In 1946, numerous urns with the remains of murdered resistance fighters from the Berlin districts of Kreuzberg , Lichtenberg and Prenzlauer Berg were buried in the Friedrichsfelde central cemetery. The names of the dead are noted on a plaque on the curtain wall of the Socialist Memorial , including that of Stanislaus Szczygielski.


  • A stumbling block was laid in 2008 at the site of his former home at Cuvrystraße 13 in Berlin-Kreuzberg .
  • Since 2014, there has been a memorial plaque for six workers and employees of the Askania works, including Kurt Rühlmann, who were murdered by the Nazi judiciary at Großbeerenstraße 2 in Berlin-Mariendorf.

Web links

Commons : Stanislaus Szczygielski  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Joachim Hoffmann : Berlin-Friedrichsfelde. A German national cemetery. Das Neue Berlin, Berlin 2001, ISBN 3-360-00959-2 , p. 168.
  2. Stumbling blocks in Berlin
  3. Inauguration of the memorial to the workers' resistance in Askania Werke AG against the Nazi regime ( Memento of the original from January 28, 2015 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. , accessed March 19, 2015 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /