Erwin Balzer

Erwin Balzer (* 15. March 1901 in Berlin; † 5. March 1975 in Hamburg) was an Evangelical-Lutheran theologian.

The son of a teacher took over his first Pfarrei on Helgoland after the Evangelist Theologiestudim 1930. 1931 it already occurred the NSDAP and became a 1933 minister of the Christ church in Hamburg. At the age from only 33 years it became at the 1. June 1934 appointed the bishop of Luebeck, whereby the NSDAP carried party book for it out assistance. In iron oh it created Institut for the study and removal of Jewish influence on the German church life.

At the 1. July 1945 it became as a bishop of Luebeck to dismiss, kept the church became however 1955 back. One year later it went into pension and lived up to its death in Hamburg.


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