Victims of the Night of the Long Knives
The Night of the Long Knives (German: Nacht der langen Messer) was a purge in which the Nazi regime murdered at least 85 people for political reasons. This took place in Germany between June 30 a...
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Kurt von Schleicher
Kurt von Schleicher ( listen ; 7 April 1882 – 30 June 1934) was a German general and the second to last Chancellor of Germany during the era of the Weimar Republic. An important player in th...
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Willi Schmid
Wilhelm Eduard Schmid (April 12, 1893 – June 1934), better known as Willi Schmid, was a German music critic, and an accidental victim of the Night of the Long Knives in a case of mistaken identity.Sch...
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Karl-Günther Heimsoth
Karl-Günther Heimsoth, also known as Karl-Guenter Heimsoth (4 December 1899, Charlottenburg – July 1934, Berlin) was a German physician, polygraph, and politician. Heimsoth was a member of the Nazi P...
Gregor Strasser
Gregor Strasser (also German: Straßer, see ß) (31 May 1892 – 30 June 1934) was a German politician and prominent figure in the Nazi Party. He became a rival to Adolf Hitler, resigned from hi...
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Adalbert Probst
Adalbert Probst (1900 - 1934) was a Catholic Youth leader in Germany during Nazi period. He was killed during Hitler's 1934 Night of the Long Knives purge. Probst was national director of the Catholic...
Edmund Heines
Edmund Heines (21 July 1897, Munich – 30 June 1934, Stadelheim Prison) was a Nazi Party leader and Ernst Röhm's deputy in the Sturmabteilung or SA.
Heines served in World War I as a Kriegsfre...
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Peter von Heydebreck
Hans-Adam Otto von Heydebreck, called Peter von Heydebreck (1 July 1889, Köslin – 30 June 1934, Stadelheim Prison) was a German Freikorps- and SA leader, member of the Reichstag and a national s...
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Ferdinand von Bredow
Ferdinand von Bredow (16 May 1884, Neuruppin, – 30 June 1934, Berlin) was a German Generalmajor and former head of the Abwehr (the military intelligence service) in the Reich Defence Ministry (R...
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Erich Klausener
Erich Klausener (January 25, 1885 – June 30, 1934) was a German Catholic politician who was murdered in the Night of the Long Knives as the Nazis purged their opponents.
Born in Düsseldorf t...
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Edgar Julius Jung
Edgar Julius Jung (March 6, 1894 – July 1, 1934) was a German lawyer born in Ludwigshafen, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Jung was a leader of the Conservative Revolutionary movement in Germa...
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Emil Sembach
Emil Sembach (April 2, 1891 – July 1, 1934) was an SS-Oberführer (Senior Colonel) attached to the SS headquarters of Silesia.Sembach was born near Greinburg, Lower Austria. In 1934, after being ...
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Karl Ernst
Karl Ernst (September 1, 1904, Berlin – June 30, 1934, Stadelheim Prison) was an SA- Gruppenführer who, in early 1933, was the SA leader in Berlin. Before joining the NSDAP (Nazi Party) he had b...
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Anton von Hohberg und Buchwald
Anton Freiherr von Hohberg und Buchwald (September 21, 1885 – July 2, 1934 (date estimated)) was a German Officer in Reichswehr and also in SS.
Hohberg was born in Wismar, Mecklenburg-Schwe...
Gustav Ritter von Kahr
Gustav Ritter von Kahr (November 29, 1862 – June 30, 1934) was a German right-wing politician, active in the state of Bavaria. He was instrumental in the collapse and suppression of Adolf Hitler's Bee...
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Ernst Röhm
Ernst Julius Günther Röhm ([ˈɛɐ̯nst ˈʁøːm]; 28 November 1887 – 1 July 1934) , sometimes spelt in English language works Roehm, was a German officer in the Bavarian Army and later an early Nazi le...
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Herbert von Bose
Herbert von Bose (16 March 1893 Strasbourg – 30 June 1934 Berlin) was head of the press division of the Vice Chancellery (Reichsvizekanzlei) in Germany under Vice Chancellor Franz von Papen.
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Fritz Gerlich
Carl Albert Fritz (Michael) Gerlich (15 February 1883 – 30 June 1934) was a German journalist and historian, and one of the main journalistic resistors of Adolf Hitler. He was arrested and later kille...
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