Dibelius, Otto Friedrich Karl was born on May 15, 1880 in Berlin, Germany. Son of Otto and Margarete (Kauffer) Dibelius.
Doctor of Philosophy, Berlin, Doctor of Theology, Giessen. Doctor of Divinity, Eden, Toronto, (Canada), St. Andrews (Scotland). Gettysburg College, Yale University, Southern Methodist University (Dallas) 1961.
Doctor of Humane Letters, Marburg, Gettysburg College, Tokyo. Doctor of Humane Letters, Greenville (Thiel) Pennsylvania.
. Pastor Crossen, Danzig, Lauenburg, 1907-1915, Heilsbronnen, Berlin, 1915-1925. General superintendent Kurmark, Brandenburg, 1925-1933. Removed from all official positions by Nazis, 1933.
Bishop of Berlin and Brandenburg, since 1945. President German Council and of Hilfswerk, 1949-1961. President World Council of Churches, 1954-1961.
Author: Day is Dawning. Call to a Divided City, 1962. In the Service of the Lord, 1964.
Home: Faradayweg 10, Berlin 33, Germany.
Married Armgard Wilmanns, November 13, 1907 (deceased.