Marinus (Rinus) van der Lubbe (13 January 1909 – 10 January 1934) was a Dutch council communist convicted of, and executed for, setting fire to the German Reichstag building on 27 February 1933, an event known as the Reichstag fire.To this day, no one really knows if he really set the fire, or is he was set up by the Nazis somehow.

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Accused of setting fire to the Reichstag, Marinus van der Lubbe awaits his trial. Germany, Leipzig, 1933

Accused of setting fire to the Reichstag, Marinus van der Lubbe awaits his trial.

Marinus van der Lubbe -

Marinus van der Lubbe -

Marinus van der Lubbe, executed for the Reichstag fire.

Lubbe, Marines van der, born in Leiden, with learning difficulties and apparently had a fascination with fire.

Since 1933, controversy has raged about who actually set fire to the Reichstag: was it the first step in a Communist coup, was it a Nazi conspiracy to supply a justification for their Decree, or was the rather confused young Dutch stonemason Marinus van der Lubbe telling the truth when he claimed he had set the fire himself?  (Firemen work on the burning Reichstag, February 1933. Item from Record Group 208: Records of the Office of War Information, 1926 – 1951.) #history #Reichstag…

Spies and the burning Reichstag

Before the Reich Court in Leipzig: The Defendant Marinus van der Lubbe with his Interpreter (September 24, 1933)

Before the Reich Court in Leipzig: The Defendant Marinus van der Lubbe with his Interpreter (September He was charged with setting fire to The Reichstag in Berlin.

Stille getuigen: De gedenksteen voor Marinus van der Lubbe

Stille getuigen: De gedenksteen voor Marinus van der Lubbe

Dutchman Marinus van der Lubbe, a former independent communist, was found in the burning building of the Reichstag February 27, 1933. The court found Van der Lubbe guilty and sentenced him to death. Shortly after he was decapitated. The rest of the defendants were acquitted, but the government left them in jail.

Dutchman Marinus van der Lubbe, a former independent communist, was found in the burning building of the Reichstag February 27, 1933. The court found Van der Lubbe guilty and sentenced him to death. Shortly after he was decapitated. The rest of the defendants were acquitted, but the government left them in jail.

Marinus van der Lubbe was accussed of setting fire to the Reichstag on February 27th, 1933. He was sentenced to death and beheaded on January 10th, 1934. Historians believe the arson was planned by the Nazis as a false flag operation. On January 8th, 2008  a German court ruled that the sentence against Van der Lubbe had to be withdrawn stating he was not guilty of the crime that gave Hitler the opportunity to implement the Reichstag Decrees with which democracy was put out of order.

Marinus van der Lubbe was accussed of setting fire to the Reichstag on February 27th, 1933. He was sentenced to death and beheaded on January 10th, 1934. Historians believe the arson was planned by the Nazis as a false flag operation. On January 8th, 2008 a German court ruled that the sentence against Van der Lubbe had to be withdrawn stating he was not guilty of the crime that gave Hitler the opportunity to implement the Reichstag Decrees with which democracy was put out of order.

Incendie du Reichstag de Berlin pendant la nuit du 27 au 28 Février 1933 provoquée par Marinus van der Lubbe (1909-1934).

"The blaze which erupted in Berlin's Reichstag in 1933 led directly to the introduction of far-reaching emergency decrees, abrogating civil liberties & ushering in the Third Reich.

Publiciteit verzorgen voor en coordinatie van activiteiten rond Marinus van der Lubbe in Leiden voor de Stichting  Een graf voor Marinus van der Lubbe.

Publiciteit verzorgen voor en coordinatie van activiteiten rond Marinus van der Lubbe in Leiden voor de Stichting Een graf voor Marinus van der Lubbe.

Marinus van der Lubbe, Reichstagsbrand 27 Februar 1933

Marinus van der Lubbe, Reichstagsbrand 27 Februar 1933

Marinus van der Lubbe

Marinus van der Lubbe

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Marinus van der Lubbe

Marinus van der Lubbe

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