Charlotte Von Mahlsdorf
Birth - Death
1928 - 2002
Transgender founder of the Gründerzeit Museum (a museum of everyday items), which became the focal point of underground homosexuals in Germany. To appease the leaders of East Germany, she agreed to become an unofficial collaborator with the secret police. Well known Drag artist. In 1992, she received the Bundesverdienstkreuz, 'Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany'. Subject of the documentary film 'I Am My Own Woman' (1995).
- Early European LGBTQ Activists
- LGBTQ Curators at Museums and Art Galleries
- Notable Members of the Drag Industry