Walter Tschuppik

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Walter Tschuppik (born July 7, 1889 in Leitmeritz , Austria-Hungary ; died April 1955 in Vienna ) was a German-Bohemian journalist.


Walter Tschuppik was a supporter of the German-Czech understanding and an opponent of the Nazi regime. His book: The Christian and his shadow or the birth of the 'Jew' from the spirit of absolute morality influenced Friedrich Heer . Tschuppik was imprisoned in 1933 and then emigrated to Czechoslovakia, in 1938 to Switzerland, in 1940 he had to flee to Great Britain.

Tschuppik gave information about his four-month imprisonment by the Nazi regime in 1933 in the experience report, The dead rise from the graves , published in Czech in 1934 and in German in 1935 . After 1945 Tschuppik went back to Germany. He became the first editor-in-chief of the Münchner Abendzeitung founded by Werner Friedmann in 1948 .

His older brother was the journalist Karl Tschuppik .

Works (selection)

  • The Czech Revolution . Verlag Tal, Leipzig 1920
  • The Christian and his shadow or the birth of the 'Jew' from the spirit of absolute morality . Th. Thomas Verlag, Leipzig 1923
  • The dead rise from the graves . Prague 1935
  • Barracks madness [!] . United Correspondents, London ca.1940
  • The Quislings: Hitler's Trojan horses . Hutchinson, London 1940


  • Rudolf M. Wlaschek: Biographia Judaica Bohemiae. Vol. 1 . Publications of the Research Center for East Central Europe at the University of Dortmund, Series B, Vol. 52. Dortmund 1995, ISBN 3-923293-47-X , p. 213 f.
  • Wilhelm Sternfeld , Eva Tiedemann: German Exile Literature 1933-1945. A bio bibliography . Schneider, Heidelberg / Darmstadt 1962
  • Tschuppik, Walter , in: Werner Röder, Herbert A. Strauss (Hrsg.): Biographical manual of German-speaking emigration after 1933. Volume 1: Politics, economy, public life . Munich: Saur, 1980, p. 769

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predecessor Office successor
- Editor-in-chief of the evening newspaper
Rudolf Heizler