Miscellaneous

This is the area in which all this can be found about Count Luckner, the curious, exciting, thought-provoking or otherwise of interest. Anecdotes, known and lesser known facts from an adventurous life.

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Marseillaise - no joke! The national anthem of the “Grande Nation” was written for Count von Luckner, but not for our Felix but for his great-grandfather, Nikolaus.

von Luckner and the Nazis - During the Nazi era Luckner fell into the intrigues of the brown rulers. None other than the Reinhard Heydrich from Halle – the organizer of the so-called “final solution of the Jewish question” intregates him.

Rescue of a Jewess – In 1943, Count Luckner saved the life of a Jewess in bombed Berlin. For this purpose, five trees were planted in honorable memory in Israel.

Federal Cross of MeritCount Luckner was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit in 1953.

Nobel Peace Prize - The American Eugene F. McDonald proposed Luckner in 1956 for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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