Famous World War II Refugees From Germany.

by Daniel Russ on August 22, 2013

Albert Einstein

During World War II, as German politics hardened into a turgid racism German intelligentsia began to emigrate overseas. This included writers, philosophers, painters, teachers, politicians, engineers and scientist.

 

Here is a list of people who became refugees in Europe.

 

Werner Michael Blumenthal – US Secretary of the Treasury.

 

Neil Bohrs – Physicist

 

Max Born – Physicist

 

Alfred Eisenstaedt – Photographer

 

Albert Einstein – Physicist

 

Enrico Fermi – Physicist

 

Henry Kissinger – Statesman

 

John Von Neuman – Physicist

 

Leo Szilard – Physicist

 

Edward Teller – Physicist

 

The bulk of these scientists created the atomic age. Edward Teller, in particular was one of the project managers on the Manhattan Project.

 

Source: World War II, Strange and Facscinating facts. McCombs and Worth. Greenwich House 1983.

 

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