For years later, Hannah had to have annual WR tests for congenital syphilis.
Although Hannah's parents were non-religious, they were happy to allow Max Arendt to take Hannah to the Reform synagogue.
Martha Cohn, a musician, had studied for three years in Paris.
Hannah's father suffered from a prolonged illness with syphilis and had to be institutionalized in the Königsberg psychiatric hospital in 1911.
Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, and while researching antisemitic propaganda for the Zionist Federation of Germany in Berlin that year, Arendt was denounced and briefly imprisoned by the Gestapo.
On release, she fled Germany, living in Czechoslovakia and Switzerland before settling in Paris.14 October 1906 – 4 December 1975), also known as Hannah Arendt Bluecher, was a German-American philosopher and political theorist.Her many books and articles on topics ranging from totalitarianism to epistemology have had a lasting influence on political theory.Arendt is widely considered one of the most important political philosophers of the twentieth century.Arendt was born in Hanover, Germany but mostly raised in Königsberg in a secular merchant Jewish culture by parents who were politically progressive, being supporters of the Social Democrats.She also received religious instruction from the rabbi, Hermann Vogelstein, who would come to her school for that purpose.At the time the young Hannah confided that she wished to marry him when she grew up.She became a writer and editor and worked for the Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, becoming an American citizen in 1950.With the publication of The Origins of Totalitarianism in 1951, her reputation as a thinker and writer was established and a series of seminal works followed.She obtained her doctorate in philosophy in 1929 at the University of Heidelberg with Karl Jaspers.Hannah Arendt married Günther Stern in 1929, but soon began to encounter increasing antisemitism in 1930s Nazi Germany.