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National Socialist German Workers Party

POLITICAL PARTY

Founded 1919 as Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (the German Workers' Party), renamed Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (National Socialist German Workers' Party) in 1920. In common parlance, the Nazi Party. Disbanded, 1945.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Artur Axmann
Government
18-Feb-1913 24-Oct-1996 Hitler Youth leader
Klaus Barbie
Government
25-Oct-1913 25-Sep-1991 The Butcher of Lyon
Martin Bormann
Government
17-Jun-1900 2-May-1945 Adolf Hitler's adjutant
Hugo Boss
Fashion Designer
8-Jul-1885 9-Aug-1948 Designed Nazi uniforms
Adolf Butenandt
Chemist
24-Mar-1903 18-Jan-1995 Research in sex hormones
Karl Carstens
Head of State
14-Dec-1914 30-May-1992 President of Germany, 1979-84
Sepp Dietrich
Military
28-May-1892 22-Apr-1966 Nazi general, guilty of war crimes
Karl Doenitz
Military
16-Sep-1891 2-Dec-1980 U-Boat admiral
Dietrich Eckart
Playwright
23-Mar-1868 25-Dec-1923 Nazi intellectual, Hitler's best friend
Günter Eich
Poet
1-Feb-1907 20-Sep-1972 Züge im Nebel
Adolf Eichmann
Criminal
19-Mar-1906 31-May-1962 Nazi war criminal
Theodore Eicke
Military
17-Oct-1892 26-Feb-1943 Inspector of Concentration Camps
Hans Filbinger
Politician
15-Sep-1913 1-Apr-2007 Disgraced German politician
Fritz Fischer
Historian
5-Mar-1908 1-Dec-1999 Blamed Germany for World War I
Hans Frank
Military
23-May-1900 16-Oct-1946 Nazi King of Poland
Roland Freisler
Government
30-Oct-1893 3-Feb-1945 Headed the Reich Ministry of Justice
Wilhelm Frick
Government
12-Mar-1877 16-Oct-1946 Authored the Nuremberg Laws
Hans Fritzsche
Government
21-Apr-1900 27-Sep-1953 Reich minister of radio propaganda
Walther Funk
Government
18-Aug-1890 31-May-1960 Reich economic minister
Joseph Goebbels
Government
29-Oct-1897 1-May-1945 Reich Minister of Propaganda
Magda Goebbels
Relative
11-Nov-1901 1-May-1945 Wife of Joseph Goebbels
Hermann Goering
Military
12-Jan-1893 15-Oct-1946 Founder of the Gestapo
Amon Goeth
Criminal
12-Nov-1908 13-Sep-1946 Ran concentration camp at Plaszow
Franz Guertner
Government
26-Aug-1881 29-Jan-1941 Reich Minister of Justice
Arvid Harnack
Spy
24-May-1901 22-Dec-1942 Hanged by the Nazis for espionage
Heinrich Harrer
Author
6-Jul-1912 7-Jan-2006 Subject of biopic Seven Years in Tibet
Martin Heidegger
Philosopher
26-Sep-1889 26-May-1976 Being and Time
Rudolf Hess
Government
26-Apr-1894 17-Jul-1987 Deputy Fuhrer flew unauthorized to Scotland
Reinhard Heydrich
Military
7-Mar-1904 4-Jun-1942 Protector of Bohemia and Moravia
Heinrich Himmler
Government
7-Oct-1900 23-May-1945 Leader of the SS
Adolf Hitler
Head of State
20-Apr-1889 30-Apr-1945 Chancellor of Germany, 1933-45
Pascual Jordan
Physicist
18-Oct-1902 31-Jul-1980 Founder of Quantum Mechanics
Ernst Kaltenbrunner
Military
4-Oct-1903 16-Oct-1946 Commanded the Reich Central Security Office
Herbert von Karajan
Conductor
5-Apr-1908 16-Jul-1989 General music director of Europe
Kurt Georg Kiesinger
Head of State
6-Apr-1904 9-Mar-1988 German Chancellor, 1966-69
Alfried Krupp
Business
13-Aug-1907 30-Jul-1967 Nazi munitions maker, convicted war criminal
Gustav Krupp
Business
7-Aug-1870 16-Jan-1950 Industrialist, Nazi war criminal
Hans Heinrich Lammers
Government
27-May-1879 4-Jan-1962 Chief of the Reich Chancellery
Philipp Lenard
Physicist
7-Jun-1862 20-May-1947 Investigations of cathode rays
Robert Ley
Military
15-Feb-1890 25-Oct-1945 Nazi union buster, slave master
Josef Mengele
Doctor
16-Mar-1911 7-Feb-1979 The Angel of Death
Johannes Popitz
Government
2-Dec-1884 2-Feb-1945 Prussian finance minister 1933-44
Ernst Roehm
Government
28-Nov-1887 1-Jul-1934 Organizer of Hitler's Brownshirts, the SA
Alfred Rosenberg
Politician
12-Jan-1893 16-Oct-1946 Nazi Minister for Occupied Territories
Fritz Sauckel
Military
27-Oct-1894 16-Oct-1946 Reich slavemaster
Hjalmar Schacht
Government
22-Jan-1877 3-Jun-1970 Reich Minister of Economics
Oskar Schindler
Activist
28-Apr-1908 9-Oct-1974 Saved over 1000 from Nazis
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Singer
9-Sep-1915 3-Aug-2006 Operatic soprano
Arthur Seyss-Inquart
Government
22-Jul-1892 16-Oct-1946 Reich Commissar of Austria, Netherlands
Otto Skorzeny
Military
12-Jun-1908 5-Jul-1975 Most dangerous man in Europe
Albert Speer
Architect
19-Mar-1905 1-Sep-1981 Hitler's architect
Gregor Strasser
Politician
31-May-1892 30-Jun-1934 Loyal Nazi, devout socialist
Julius Streicher
Journalist
12-Feb-1885 16-Oct-1946 Editor of Der Stuermer 1923-45
Fritz Todt
Government
4-Sep-1891 8-Feb-1942 Nazi engineer, finished the Autobahn
Wernher von Braun
Scientist
23-Mar-1912 16-Jun-1977 German-American rocket scientist
Konstantin von Neurath
Diplomat
2-Feb-1873 15-Aug-1956 Reich Minister of Foreign Affairs
Franz von Papen
Diplomat
29-Oct-1879 2-May-1969 Nazi ambassador
Walther von Reichenau
Military
16-Aug-1884 17-Jan-1942 Nazi general, encouraged atrocities
Joachim von Ribbentrop
Diplomat
30-Apr-1893 16-Oct-1946 Reich Foreign Minister
Baldur von Schirach
Government
9-Mar-1907 8-Aug-1974 Hitler-Jugend, Gauleiter of Vienna
Julius Wagner-Jauregg
Psychiatrist
7-Mar-1857 27-Sep-1940 Cured syphilis with malaria, pioneered shock therapy
Kurt Waldheim
Government
21-Dec-1918 14-Jun-2007 UN Secretary General, 1972-82
Horst Wessel
Activist
9-Oct-1907 23-Feb-1930 Nazi martyr
Georg Wittig
Chemist
16-Jun-1897 26-Aug-1987 Wittig Reaction


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