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Blaschko, Hugh [formerly Karl Felix Hermann] (1900–1993), biochemist and pharmacologist, was born on 4 January 1900 in Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, the only son and second of the three children of Alfred Blaschko (1858–1922), dermatologist and venereologist, and his wife, Johanna (1873–1943), daughter of ...

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Gerard Hoffnung (1925–1959) by Peter Keen, late 1950s © Peter Keen; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Hoffnung, Gerard [formerly Gerhardt] (1925–1959), cartoonist and musical humorist, was born in Grünewald, Berlin, on 22 March 1925, the only child of German-Jewish parents, Ludwig Hoffnung, a wealthy grain merchant, and his wife, Hilde, a widow, whose first husband, Schnabel, was killed in the First World War. His mother was a keen amateur musician and artist who encouraged his artistic talents. From his earliest years he was interested in the macabre—fairy tales, practical jokes, and the comic drawings of the famous German illustrators and caricaturists....

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Peter Laszlo Peri (1899–1967) by Wolfgang Suschitzky © Wolfgang Suschitzky / Leeds Museums & Galleries (Henry Moore Institute Archive)

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Peri, Peter Laszlo [formerly Ladislas Weisz] (1899–1967), sculptor and etcher, was born on 13 June 1899 in Budapest, Hungary, the eldest of the eight children of Emanuel (Mano) Weisz, tailor and railway porter, and Amalia Goldstein. Pre-1914 antisemitism in Hungary led the family to change its name to ...

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Esther Simpson (1903–1996) by unknown photographer © reserved; News International Newspapers Ltd

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Simpson [formerly Sinovitch], Esther [Tess] (1903–1996), worker for refugee scholars, was born Esther Sinovitch on 31 July 1903 at 33 Lower Brunswick Street, Leeds, the youngest child and only daughter of Ilya (later Ellis) Sinovitch (later Simpson), textile worker, and his wife, ...