A monument to the scientist, researcher and antifascist resistance fighter Dr. Maria Grollmuß. She died in 1944 in a concentration camp.
At the corner building Grollmußstraße / Töpferstraße you can find a commemorative plaque in honour of Dr. Maria Karoline Elisabeth Grollmuß. One of the most active resistance fighters against National Socialism is honoured at the house of the former soap manufacturer Lehmann. Most of her childhood and youth she spent in Leipzig strongly influenced by her Sorbian Catholic father. In the 1920s she studied history, philosophy, German, French and sociology at the University of Leipzig. In 1932 she was awarded her doctorate. In her time in Leipzig she actively participated in the Sorbian Scientific Association "Maćica Serbska" and in the foundation of the Sorbian Students Association "Witaj" at the University of Leipzig. Aside from that, she was also very active in the political field. In the early 1930s she moved to Radibor near Bautzen where she actively participated in the resistance against National Socialism. In 1944 she died in the women's concentration camp Ravensbrück. Mehr