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February 8, 1888

3587bGerman trade union leader and politician Jakob Kaiser is born. Active in the Christian trade union movement in Germany, Kaiser opposed the Nazis, joined the resistance, and was arrested by the Gestapo. After his release, he went into hiding until World War II ended. After the war, Kaiser helped to found the Free German Trade Union Federation.

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