Landau, Lola (Eleonora)
- Born: Dec 3, 1892, Berlin, Germany
- Marriage (1): Wegner, Armin Theophil
- Marriage (2): Marck, Siegfried in 1914
- Died: Feb 3, 1990, Jerusalem, Israel at age 97
She was a writer. She was married first to Siegfried Marck a philosop her and Social Democrat from Breslau. They were married in 1914 and t he marriage ended in 1920. Siegfried moved to the United States and w as a professor of Philosophy at the YMCA College in Chicago. He wrot e several books on philosophy.
According to the dedication in the book Lola Landau: Leben und Werk , Lola had the following grandchildren: Ilan, Shlomit, John, Charlott e, Daniel, Alison, and Michael.
Lola Landua's second husband was the writer Armin Theophil Wegner wh o was not Jewish. They were married on November 9, 1920. Wegner oppo sed the Nazi regime and wrote an open letter to Adolf HItler as a prot est. Since no newspaper would publish his letter he delivered it to t he Nazi pary headquarters in Munich asking them to forward it to Hitle r. Soon he was arrested and tortured in the Columbia House prison i n Berlin. He was sent to several concentration camps and prisons. Up on being released he was able to escape to Italy. Under pressure fro m the Nazis he and Lola agreed to divorce. Wegner lived in Rome and d ied there on May 17, 1978. HIs second wife was Irene Kowaliska.
Lola and her children fled from Germany in 1936 and went to Palestine . She remained in Israel and died there on February 3, 1990.
IN 1967 Yad Vashem honored Armin T. Wegner as "Righteous among the Nat ions." The Yad Vashem website describes him as "the only German write r every to publicly raise his voice against the persecution of the Jew s."
Lola married Armin Theophil Wegner. (Armin Theophil Wegner was born on Oct 16, 1886 and died on May 17, 1978 in Rome, Italy.)
Lola next married Siegfried Marck in 1914.