Schlegelberger, Franz

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Schlegelberger, Franz Gender: M
Louis Rudolph Franz Schlegelberger
born on 23 October 1876 at 20:30 (= 8:30 PM )
Place Königsberg/Ostpreussen, Germany, 54n43, 20e30
Timezone LMT m20e30 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 00°44' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 14°06 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 14°52'

Franz Schlegelberger (circa 1946-1947)


German State Secretary in the Reich Ministry of Justice (RMJ) who served as Justice Minister during the Third Reich. He was the highest-ranking defendant at the Judges' Trial in Nuremberg.

On 10 October 1931 Schlegelberger was appointed State Secretary in the Reich Ministry of Justice under Justice Minister Franz Gürtner and kept this job until Gürtner's death in 1941. On 30 January 1938 Schlegelberger joined the Nazi Party on Adolf Hitler's orders.

At the Nuremberg Judges' Trial Schlegelberger was one of the main accused. He was sentenced to life in prison for conspiracy to perpetrate war crimes and crimes against humanity. In 1950 the 74-year-old Schlegelberger was released owing to incapacity. Schlegelberger then lived in Flensburg until his death on 14 December 1970.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from German Archives.


  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Civil/ Political (Nazi war criminal)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 94)
  • Vocation : Law : Jurist
  • Vocation : Politics : Nazi party (1938-1945)