Dr. Marie Wreschner

Title: Dr.
Prename: Marie
Surname: Wreschner
Profession: Physicist
Birthday: 09/20/1887
Place of birth: Hohensalza
Date of death: 11/17/1941
Place of death: Berlin
Education: Girls’ grammar school; 1908–11 Helene Lange’s courses for women in Berlin, 1911 final high school examinations (*Abitur*) taken externally; 1911–16 university studies (physics, chemistry) in Munich, Freiburg, Heidelberg, and Berlin; 1918 doctorate
Career: 1919 assistant professor at the Berlin College of Agriculture; 1920–33 research associate at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Chemistry in Berlin. 1933 dismissed; until 1938 private scholar in Berlin; failed attempts to emigrate with support of the British Federation of University Women (BFUW); 1940 forced labor in Berlin; 1941 suicide to avoid deportation
Memberships: German Federation of University Women (DAB)
Biographical literature: Annette Vogt, *Wissenschaftlerinnen in Kaiser-Wilhelm-Instituten, A–Z* (Berlin: Archiv der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, 2008), 218–20