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Antonie Pfülf lived most of her adult life in Munich, where she worked as a teacher. She was also a member of Social Democractic Party and was elected to take a seat in the Reichstag in 1920. She fought vehemently for women’s rights and was an impassioned opponent of the death penalty.

As the Nazi’s roar grew louder in the early 1930s, she continually called for a united anti-fascist front. When the the Nazi Party eventually won the 1933 election, Pfülf was dragged into custody.  She did, however, secure her own release. Immediately she  got back to work and attempted to build parliamentary resistance within the SPD, but apathy and evil already reigned supreme. Utterly dismayed, Pfülf commited suicide on 8th June 1933.