Halperin-Ginsburg, Helene

AUTHOR (UKRAINE)
BORN c1883, Melitópol, Taurien - DIED 18 May 1922, Berlin
REAL NAME Golperina-Ginzburg, Elena
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Parkfriedhof Lichterfelde, Thuner Platz 2-4 (Neuer Parkteil, Nr. 91)

Helene Ginzburg was born as the fifth child in a Jewish family. She studied law at the École de Droit and finished her studies with a promotion. Back in Ukraine her diploma's weren't recognized and she wasn't admitted to the Chamber of Law.

She married Arnold Halperin and worked as councillor for organisations for children, equal rights of women and rights for prisoners. From 1919 onwards she wanted to leave the Soviet-Union and in 1921 she emigrated to Berlin with her husband. There she died in 1922. Her writings were published in Russian under the name of Elena Abramovna Golperina-Ginzburg.

Images

The grave of Helene Halperin-Ginsburg at the Parkfriedhof Lichterfelde, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (30 Mar 2007)

 

The grave of Helene Halperin-Ginsburg at the Parkfriedhof Lichterfelde, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (30 Mar 2007)

 


Hamann, Johann Georg

Published: 17 Jun 2007
Last update: 17 Jun 2007