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Kurt Eisner Memorial
Munich

Kurt Eisner was a German politician and journalist. As a socialist journalist and statesman, he organized the Socialist Revolution that overthrew the Wittelsbach monarchy in Bavaria in November 1918.

Eisner was assassinated in Munich when a German nationalist shot him in the back on 21 February 1919

(Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Eisner)

The abstract glass cube by Munich artist Rotraud Fischer is accessible. A black whole painted on the glass reminds the beholder of the assassination, while an Eisner quote has been engraved into the glass

(Source: http://www.munichfound.com/article/kurteisner/)

Copyright: Mark Simons
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Taken: 23/08/2011
Uploaded: 06/05/2013
Updated: 15/07/2014
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