In 1888 Gustav married his former piano student Anna Theen. They had two daughters and a son. Falke started to publish his works in the 1890s and was introduced into the Hamburg literaty society around Otto Ernst, Jakob Löwenberg, Emil von Schoenaich-Carolath, and Detlev von Liliencron. PHOTO OF: Gertrude und Ursula Falke, daughters of writer Gustav Falke.
Sophie Scholl - At the age of 21, Sophie Scholl was executed by the People’s Court in Germany on Feb. 22, 1943, during the Holocaust, for her involvement in The White Rose, an organization that was secretly writing pamphlets calling for the end of the war and strongly denouncing the inhuman acts of the Nazis.