- Category : 1874-births
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Healing 1
German politician of the German Democratic Party (DDP) and social activist. She was one of the first female members of the Weimar National Assembly. She was a pioneer within German welfare and workers' security.
Marie Baum studied chemistry at the University of Zürich, where she met Ricarda Huch. From 1897 to 1899 she worked at the ETH Zürich, afterwards she moved to Berlin, where she started to engage in politics and social welfare in 1902. In 1919, representing the German Democratic Party, she was elected a member of the Weimar National Assembly for Schleswig-Holstein.
In 1950 she wrote the introduction to Anne Frank's diary. Marie Baum died on 8 August 1964 at age 90 in Heidelberg, West Germany.