Person    | Male  Born 28/9/1887  Died 5/7/1965

Werner Robert Valentin Picht

Categories: History, Social Welfare

Countries: Germany

German sociologist. An early historian of English settlements. Published 'Toynbee Hall and the English Settlement Movement' in 1913.

Werner Robert Valentin Picht was born on 28 September 1887 in Berlin, Germany, the son of Gustav Maximillian Reinhold Pitcht (1853-1889) and Lilla Susanne Sophie Picht née Rautenstrauch (1867-1933).

He was baptised on 4 December 1887 in Berlin and his sister, Marie Lilla Clara Picht (1888-1969), was born on 30 September 1888.

In the 1911 census he is shown as a German national, a single man and a visitor staying at Tonybee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, London, EC.

He married Greda Curtius (1889-1971) and it is believed that they had three children: Georg Max Friedrich Valentine Picht (1913-1982); Ernst Andreas Picht (1917-1935) and Stefan Albert Friedrich Picht (1919-1939).

He died, aged 77 years, on 5 July 1965 in Freiburg im Breisgau, West Germany (now Germany).

Credit for this entry to: Andrew Behan.

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