Höss, Rudolf

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Name
Höss, Rudolf Gender: M
born on 25 November 1901 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Baden-Baden, Germany, 48n46, 8e14
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 02°30' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 24°02 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 29°58'



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Rudolf Höss
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Biography

German soldier and Nazi partisan who served as commandant of the Auschwitz extermination camp (1940–45), during a period when as many as 1,000,000 to 2,500,000 inmates perished there.

After serving in World War I, Hoess joined conservative cliques, was arrested and imprisoned (1923–28), and then joined the Nazi Party, becoming a member of the SS. In 1934 he began serving on the staff at Dachau concentration camp and in 1940 was given command of Auschwitz, where he devised increasingly efficient methods of mass gassing and cremation. In 1945 he was made a deputy inspector of all concentration camps. In 1947 he was tried and sentenced by a Polish court in Warsaw and hanged at Auschwitz on 16 April 1947.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Taeger quotes Hans-Jorg Walter, B.R.

Categories

  • Vocation : Politics : Nazi party

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