Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Paul Bauer was the leader of the student council for mountaineering and trekking in the Third Reich, and in the 1930s was one of the greatest climbers in the Himalayas. In 1929 he led an expedition on Kangchenjunga, which failed however. In 1937 he attempted an ascent of Naga Parbat, which also failed. In World War II he was a top official in the sports sector and commander of a high mountain battallion. His political opinions were aligned closely with the Nazis.
After war he deployed himself for war-captured people and convicted ones. He later became a professor at the Academy in Wien, but then he turned to the more conservative influential aristocrats and leading citizens. His art work of 1932 was submitted under the title Kampf um den Himalaya (The Struggle with the Himalaya) in Bergverlag R. Rother, published 1952 in Munich.
|1932 Summer||35||Los Angeles||Art Competitions||Mixed Literature||Germany||GER||1||Gold|