Karl was born on May 5, 1921, in Karlsruhe in the Ruhr area.
He fled to Apeldoorn in July 1936. Two years later he moved to Amsterdam. In the summer of 1940 he found shelter with his aunt Clara. At the end of 1940 Kurt reported to the Werkdorp and for a short period he worked in the bakery. After the Werkdorp was evacuated on 20 March 1941, Kurt could go to his aunt Clara on Stadionkade in Amsterdam. She is the widow of Adolf Kahn, a brother of his father.
Kurt belongs to the June group among the Werkdorpers. He is arrested in the 2nd razzia in Amsterdam on June 11, 1941. They are sent on to Durchgangslager Schoorl where some still lived in the assumption when they left Amsterdam that they were going back to the werkdorp. In Schoorl they are selected on age and health and whether they have four Jewish grandparents. After two weeks in Schoorl, 57 werkdorpers in a group of 300 Jews are transported to Mauthausen. There they are put to death by forced labor in quarries and/or medical experiments. Karl was murdered on September 16, 1941. The fate of his parents is unknown.
- Hedwig Luise Kahn-Mandel * unknown † unknown en
- Oskar Kahn * unknown † unknown
Karlsruhe Gartenstrasse 55 en Kaiserstrasse 126
Last known residences in The Netherlands
Amsterdam, Olympiaweg 122-II
Amsterdam, Overtoom 326-II
Amsterdam, Courbetstraat 4-II
Werkdorp Wieringen, Nieuwesluizerweg 42, Slootdorp (Wieringen)
After the eviction of the Werkdorp deported to Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Stadionkade 17-III (weduwe Kahn-Meerapfel)
Arrested at he second raid in Amsterdam and deported to Durchgangslager Schoorl
Deportation to Mauthausen