Magnus Hirschfeld

Physician, Author

1868 – 1935

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Who was Magnus Hirschfeld?

Magnus Hirschfeld was a German physician and sexologist. An outspoken advocate for sexual minorities, Hirschfeld founded the Scientific Humanitarian Committee, an organization that Dustin Goltz characterizes as having carried out "the first advocacy for homosexual and transgender rights."

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Born
May 14, 1868
Kołobrzeg
Also known as
  • Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld
Parents
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Germans
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Lived in
  • Kołobrzeg
Died
May 14, 1935
Nice

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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