Ullstein, Louis-Ferdinand

NEWSPAPER PUBLISHER (GERMANY)
BORN 11 Nov 1863, Berlin - DIED 19 Mar 1933, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Stahnsdorf, Berlin: Südwestfriedhof, Bahnhofstrasse (Block Charlottenburg, Gartenblock I. Erbbegräbnis 16)

Oldest son of Leopold Ullstein, who published the Berliner Zeitung. Together with his brothers Louis founded the Ullstein-Buchverlag in 1903 (his father had died in 1899). He modernized the production process in American style.

During the 1920s he helped Ullstein become a leading publisher with authors like Bertolt Brecht, Carl Zuckmayer, Ödön von Horvath, Karl Hauptmann and Heinrich Mann.

Family
• Father: Ullstein, Leopold

Sources
• Gottschalk, Wolfgang, Südwestfriedhof Stahnsdorf, Verlag Dirk Nishen, Berlin, 1991

Images

The grave of Louis-Ferdinand Ullstein at the Südwestfriedhof, Stahnsdorf, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (10 Apr 2003)

 


Unger, Hans

Published: 24 May 2010
Last update: 23 Jun 2013