Ullstein, Leopold

PUBLISHER (GERMANY)
BORN 6 Sep 1826, Fürth: Mohrenstrasse 2 - DIED 4 Dec 1899, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Jüdischer Friedhof in Prenzlauer Berg, Schönhauser Allee 23-25 (Feld E)

Leopold Ullrich was the son of a paper merchant in Fürth. He is the founder of Ullstein Verlag. In Berlin he started a paper business but in 1877 he took over a printer and with it the "Neue Berliner Tagblatt". He published several more papers, among them the "Berliner Zeitung" and the "Berliner Morgenpost". The "Berliner Zeitung" was liberal paper in which Ullstein distantiated himseld from the politics of Bismarck.

By the time of his death in 1899 he was a well respected man. His five sons continued his business and founded Ullstein-Buchverlag in 1903.

Family
• Son: Ullstein, Louis-Ferdinand

Sources
• Aubert, Joachim, Handbuch der Grabstätten berühmten Deutscher, Österreicher und Schweizer, Deutscher Kunstverlag, München, 1973
Leopold Ullstein – Wikipedia

Images

The graves of Leopold Ullstein and his family at the Jewish Cemetery, Schönhauser Allee, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (22 Jan 2004)

 


Ullstein, Louis-Ferdinand

Published: 23 Jun 2013
Last update: 23 Jun 2013