Ossietzky Carl von
Os·si·etz·ky(ŏs′ē-ĕt′skē, ô′sē-), Carl von 1889-1938.
German journalist and pacifist who was imprisoned in the 1930s for exposing Germany's military buildup. He won the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize.
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