• Vogel, Hans (Johann)

    Biographical details: 16 February 1881 in Oberartelshofen (now: part of Vorra) – 6 October, 1945 in London, United Kingdom
    Occupation: Politician
    Exile: 1933 Saargebiet,1933 Czechoslovakia, 1938 France, 1940 United Kingdom
    Co-chairman of the SPD since 1931, Hans Vogel continued his political opposition to National Socialism while in exile. He was also made chairman of the Union of German Socialist Organisations in the United Kingdom in March 1941. In his country of refuge, however, Vogel’s scope for political activity was limited not least because of his difficulties with the language.