Oster, Hans

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Oster, Hans Gender: M
Paul Jean Oster
born on 9 August 1887 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Dresden, Germany, 51n03, 13e44
Timezone LMT m13e44 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 16°08' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 14°19 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 27°52'

Hans Oster (1939)
photo: Unknownwikidata:Q4233718, license cc-by-sa-3.0-de


German general in the Nazi Wehrmacht (unified armed forces) who was also a leading figure of the German resistance from 1938 to 1943. As deputy head of the counter-espionage bureau in the Abwehr (German military intelligence), Oster was in a strong position to conduct resistance operations under the guise of intelligence work; he was dismissed for helping Jews to avoid arrest.

He was a key planner of the Oster Conspiracy of September 1938. Oster was arrested in 1943 on suspicion of helping Abwehr officers caught helping Jews escape Germany. After the failed 1944 July Plot on Hitler's life, the Gestapo seized the diaries of Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, the head of the Abwehr, in which Oster's long term anti-Nazi activities were revealed. On 9 April 1945, he was hanged with Canaris and Dietrich Bonhoeffer at Flossenbürg concentration camp.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Dresden Archives.


  • Vocation : Military : Military career (General)
  • Vocation : Politics : Nazi party