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Plaque to Hedwig Büll

    Anna Hedwig Büll (b. Haapsalu, Estonia, 1887 – d. 1981, Heidelberg, Germany) a Baltic-German missionary, who traveled to Turkey and Syria, where she established a refugee camp for the survivors of the Armenian genocide. She is famous for helping Armenian children in Turkey. After the Second World War she traveled to France, Germany, and Switzerland, where she worked for various charities and lived out the rest of her life without ever relinquishing her Estonian citizenship. She died at a nursing home for missionaries near Heidelberg, Germany, after having spent more than 40 years of her life for the betterment of lives of Armenian refugees.

    Address : Kooli 5, Haapsalu

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