Left: Memorial to the fallen German soldiers in Radeburg, Saxony, Germany. Sculptor: Georg Türke, 1921. Right: Memorial to the fallen German soldiers in Wurzen, Saxony, Germany. Sculptor: Georg Wrba, 1930. The memorial was paid by German businessman Hermann Ilgen, who invented rat poison. Legendary Swedish nurse Elsa Brändström, who was helping to German and Austrian prisoners of war in Russian captivity during the First World War, attended the unveiling ceremony on May 11, 1930. She was known around the world as the Angel of Siberia and nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five times.