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Biographical Lexicon for Schleswig-Holstein and Lübeck

This lexicon features short biographies of important persons who have made some contributions through their work in or for Schleswig-Holstein. They may no longer be alive and can be put into historical context or they were born in Schleswig-Holstein or elsewhere. The Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesbibliothek has worked on these biographies since 1971. Eleven volumes have been published so far with 1580 short biographies.

The biographies portray family background, a CV and the work of the featured personality.

An alphabetical register for volumes 1-12 is available online at

Biographies for Schleswig-Holstein and Lubeck


12 volumes of this series are available at the Family History Library under call number 943.512 D35s v. 1-12