German History (Part 11)

Historical Events

Events 1001 - 1,100 of 1,893

  • 1940-07-20 Germany occupiers forbid Dutch Communist Party (CPN) in Netherlands
  • 1940-08-03 German occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies
  • 1940-08-07 Alsace Lorraine is annexed by the Third Reich (Germany) during World War II
  • 1940-08-08 31 German aircraft shot down over England
  • 1940-08-11 38 German aircraft shot down over England
  • 1940-08-11 German air raid on British ports Portland and Weymouth

BattleBattle of Interest

1940-08-13 Hermann Goering's "Adler Tag" (Eagle day); 45-48 German aircraft shot down over Southern England (Battle of Britain)

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • 1940-08-15 Heavy dogfights above England: 75 German aircraft damaged
  • 1940-08-16 45 German aircrafts shot down over England
  • 1940-08-23 German Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London
  • 1940-08-25 First British night bombing of Germany (Berlin)
  • 1940-08-31 German occupiers in Netherlands begin soap rationing
  • 1940-09-07 Beginning of the Blitz, the German Luftwaffe bomb London for 1st of 57 consecutive nights
  • 1940-09-09 28 German aircraft shot down above England
  • 1940-09-10 Buckingham Palace hit by German bomb
  • 1940-09-11 -12] Buckingham Palace damaged by German bombs
  • 1940-09-13 Buckingham Palace damaged by German bombs
  • 1940-09-14 German bomb hits shelter in Chelsea; hundreds die
  • 1940-09-18 19 German aircraft shot down above England
  • 1940-09-25 German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling government
  • 1940-09-27 55 German aircrafts shot down above England
  • 1940-09-27 Nazi Germany, Italy & Japan sign 10 year formal alliance (Axis)
  • 1940-09-28 Nazi occupiers present "New Dutch Culture" in German
  • 1940-09-30 47 German aircraft shot down above England
  • 1940-10-02 17 German aircrafts shot down above England
  • 1940-10-04 12 German aircrafts shot down above England
  • 1940-10-08 German troops occupies Romania
  • 1940-10-15 -16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed
  • 1940-10-15 London's Waterloo Station bombed by Germans
  • 1940-10-16 Warsaw Ghetto is formed by German Governor-General Hans Frank
  • 1940-10-17 German occupiers issue identity cards
  • 1940-11-14 During WW II, German planes destroy most of Coventry, England
  • 1940-11-16 World War II: In response to Germany's leveling of Coventry, England two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.
  • 1940-11-19 First major German air raid on Birmingham - about 440 bombers kill 450
  • 1940-11-26 Nazi Germany began walling off the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw
  • 1940-12-06 Gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1940-12-11 Russian general Georgy Zhukov warns of German assault

Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov
Marshal of the Soviet Union
Georgy Zhukov
  • 1940-12-29 Germany drops its 1st incendiary bombs on London during the Blitz
  • 1941-01-02 World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales.
  • 1941-01-31 Anti-German demonstration in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1941-02-11 Sicherheitsdienst complains about Dutch anti German sentiments
  • 1941-02-14 German Afrika Korps lands in Tripoli, Libya
  • 1941-02-22 German assault on El Agheila Libya
  • 1941-03-01 German troops invade Bulgaria
  • 1941-03-02 World War II: First German military units enter Bulgaria after it joined the Axis Pact.
  • 1941-03-12 German occupiers confiscate AVRO studios in Netherlands
  • 1941-03-20 Nazi-German/Yugoslav pact drawn
  • 1941-03-24 German troops occupy El Agheila Libya
  • 1941-03-27 Yugoslavian coup gets rid of pro-German Prince Paul
  • 1941-03-30 German counter offensive in North-Africa
  • 1941-04-01 Pro-German Rashid Ali al-Ghailani grabs power in Iraq
  • 1941-04-01 The Blockade Runner Badge for German Kriegsmarine is instituted.
  • 1941-04-02 German occupier disallows Dutch scouting association

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1941-04-03 Churchill warns Stalin of German invasion

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • 1941-04-03 Rasjid al-Gailani forms pro-German regime in Iraq
  • 1941-04-04 German troops conquer Benghazi, Libya
  • 1941-04-06 Beginning of operation Bestrafung - German bombers attack Belgrade (17,000 die)
  • 1941-04-06 German bombardment of Piraeus (munitions ship explodes)
  • 1941-04-10 German troops conquer Libyan county Cyrenaica
  • 1941-04-11 Germany blitzes Conventry, England
  • 1941-04-13 Heavy German assault on Tobruk
  • 1941-04-14 1st massive German raid in Paris, 3,600 Jews rounded up
  • 1941-04-17 World War II: The Kingdom of Yugoslavia surrenders to Germany.
  • 1941-04-20 100 German bombers attack Athens
  • 1941-04-21 Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany
  • 1941-04-23 Greece Army surrenders to German Nazis RAF brings Greek king George II to Egypt
  • 1941-04-27 German troops occupy Athens, Greece
  • 1941-05-01 German assault on Tobruk
  • 1941-05-03 -4] German air raid on Liverpool
  • 1941-05-08 German Q-ship Pinguin sinks in Indian Ocean
  • 1941-05-09 British intelligence at Bletchley Park breaks German spy codes after capturing Enigma machines aboard the weather ship Muenchen
  • 1941-05-13 Martin Bormann is named head of Nazi Chancellery in Germany
  • 1941-05-16 Last great German air attack on Great Britain (Birmingham)
  • 1941-05-19 Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis
  • 1941-05-20 Germany begins airbourne invasion of Crete
  • 1941-05-21 German airforce occupies airport at Maleme, Crete
  • 1941-05-24 German battleship Bismarck sinks the British battle cruiser HMS Hood; 1,416 die, 3 survive
  • 1941-05-26 Aircraft from HMS Ark Royal sights German battleship Bismarck
  • 1941-05-26 German occupiers begin youth labor

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1941-05-27 FDR declares state of emergency due to Germany's sinking of Robin Moor

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 1941-05-27 German battleship Bismarck sunk by British naval force
  • 1941-05-30 British Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government
  • 1941-05-31 German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools
  • 1941-06-01 Germany bans all Catholic publications
  • 1941-06-01 Germany occupies Crete after Allied evacuation
  • 1941-06-03 German occupiers stamp "J" on Jewish passports
  • 1941-06-08 British & French troops overthrow pro-German Syria
  • 1941-06-18 Turkey signs peace treaty with nazi-Germany
  • 1941-06-20 German U-203 fails on torpedo attack on US battleship Texas
  • 1941-06-22 Operation Barbarossa: Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union during WWII
  • 1941-06-22 Germany, Italy & Romania declare war on Soviet Union
  • 1941-06-23 Germany occupies Telz, Lithuana
  • 1941-06-24 Germans advanced into Russia & took Vilna, Brest-Litovsk & Kaunas
  • 1941-06-25 Germans invade Dubno Poland, giving permission to Ukrainians to do whatever they want to 12,000 Jews living there
  • 1941-06-27 Bialystok Poland falls to Germany
  • 1941-06-28 German & Romanian soldiers kill 11,000 Jews in Kishinev
  • 1941-06-28 German troops occupy Galicia, Poland
  • 1941-06-30 World War II: Operation Barbarossa - Germany captures Lviv, Ukraine.
  • 1941-07-05 German occupiers disband political parties
  • 1941-07-11 German troops attack Dnjepr

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 2,721

  • 1868-12-24 Emanuel Lasker, Germany, world chess champion (1894-21)
  • 1869-02-11 Else Lasker-Schüler, German writer (d. 1945)
  • 1869-04-30 Hans Poelzig, German architect (d. 1936)
  • 1869-06-06 Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer/conductor
  • 1869-06-27 Hans Spemann, German embryologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1941)
  • 1869-10-03 Alfred Flatow, German Olympic champion gymnast (d. 1942)
  • 1869-11-13 Helene Stöcker, German feminist, pacifist and publicist (d. 1943)
  • 1869-12-02 Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects)
  • 1869-12-19 Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)
  • 1870-01-06 Gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1944)
  • 1870-01-16 Wilhelm Normann, German chemist (hardening of oils)
  • 1870-02-10 Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter
  • 1870-04-07 Gustav Landauer, German socialist
  • 1870-06-21 Clara Immerwahr, German chemist (d. 1915)
  • 1870-09-04 Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Das Nibelungenlied)
  • 1871-01-12 Paul Guthnick, German astronomer
  • 1871-02-04 Friedrich Ebert, German politician, 1st Reichspräsident of the Weimar Republic (d. 1925)
  • 1871-03-27 Heinrich Mann, Germany, novelist/essayist (Blue Angel); bros of Thomas
  • 1871-04-21 Leo Blech, German composer and conductor, born in Aachen, Rhenish Prussia (d. 1958)
  • 1871-04-29 Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher (Intelligence of Children)
  • 1871-08-13 Karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)
  • 1871-09-19 Fritz Schaudinn, German animal expert (examined syphilis)
  • 1871-10-29 Narziss Ach, German psychologist (Analyse des Willens)
  • 1872-08-13 Richard Willstätter, German chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1942)
  • 1872-12-10 Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (study of graves)
  • 1873-01-06 Karl Straube, German organist/conductor
  • 1873-02-02 Freiherr Konstantin von Neurath, German secretary of State (1932-38)
  • 1873-02-15 Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born Swedish biochemist who investigated the fermentation of sugar and enzymes (Nobel 1929), born in Augsburg, Kingdom of Bavaria (d. 1964)
  • 1873-03-10 Jakob Wassermann, Germany, novelist (My Life as German & Jew)
  • 1873-03-25 Rudolf Rocker, German/US anarchist
  • 1873-04-26 Otto zur Linde, German author (Charon)
  • 1873-05-21 Hans Berger, German neuroscientist (d. 1941)
  • 1873-06-03 Otto Loewi, Frankfurt am Main Germany, physician (Nobel-1936)
  • 1873-06-29 Leo Frobenius, German ethnologist and archaeologist (African cultures), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1873-07-06 Paul Keller, German writer (Ferien vom Ich)
  • 1873-10-09 Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect)
  • 1873-11-09 Otfrid Foerster, German neurologist (d. 1941)
  • 1873-12-18 Adolf Vogl, German composer, born in Munich (d. 1961)
  • 1874-01-01 Gustave Whitehead, German inventor (d. 1927)
  • 1874-02-16 Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (d. 1935)
  • 1874-03-20 Börries von Münchhausen, German poet (d. 1945)
  • 1874-04-15 Johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919)
  • 1874-04-18 Oskar Ernst Bernhardt, German author (d. 1941)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1874-07-05 Eugen Fischer, Nazi physician (Kaiser Wilhelm Institute), born in Karlsruhe, Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany (d. 1967)

Nazi Physician Eugen Fischer
Nazi Physician
Eugen Fischer
  • 1874-07-07 Erwin Bumke, German jurist (d. 1945)
  • 1874-07-28 Ernst Cassirer, Germany, philosopher/educator (Essay on Man)
  • 1874-08-22 Max Scheler, German philosopher (Vom Umsturz der Werte)
  • 1874-08-27 Karl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, Nobel 1931)
  • 1874-09-01 Ismar Elbogen, German/US rabbi (Encyclopedia Judaica)
  • 1874-12-11 Paul Wegener, German actor/director (Student of Prag)
  • 1874-12-13 Ludwig Curtius, German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst)
  • 1875-01-07 Gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945)
  • 1875-01-16 Leonor Michaelis, German enzyme kinetic theorist (d. 1947)
  • 1875-01-21 John Lindworsky, German jesuit/psychologist (Der Wille)
  • 1875-01-21 Paul E Kahle, Germany, professor of oriental studies
  • 1875-02-02 Annette Kolb, German/French author (Small Fanfare)
  • 1875-02-04 Ludwig Prandtl, Germany, physicist (father of aerodynamics)
  • 1875-02-18 Walter Andrae, German archaeologist (Babylon, Assur)
  • 1875-03-02 Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1875-06-06 Thomas Mann, German novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929), born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1955)

Novelist Thomas Mann
Novelist
Thomas Mann
  • 1875-07-03 Ernst F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon
  • 1875-09-03 Ferdinand Porsche, German car inventor (Porsche, Volkswagen)
  • 1875-12-02 Frank Reicher, Munich Germany, actor (King Kong, Son of Kong)
  • 1875-12-03 Bernhard Lichtenberg, German clergyman/antifascist
  • 1875-12-12 Karl R G von Rundstedt, German gen-fieldmarshal (Normandy)
  • 1876-01-03 Wilhelm Pieck, co-founder German Communist Party/pres (1949-60)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1876-01-05 Konrad Adenauer, chancellor of Germany (BRD, 1949), born in Cologne, Germany

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer
  • 1876-01-09 Hans Bethge, German poet, born in Dessau (d. 1946)
  • 1876-02-06 Wilhelm Schmidtbonn[-Schmidt], German playwright (Der Sprechende Eros)
  • 1876-02-08 Paula Modersohn-Becker, German "entartet" painter
  • 1876-02-13 Fritz Buelow, German-born American baseball player (d. 1933)
  • 1876-03-29 Joseph Schmidlin, German church historian/antifascist
  • 1876-04-23 Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, German historian (d. 1925)
  • 1876-04-24 Erich Raeder, German naval commander (d. 1960)
  • 1876-07-02 Wilhelm Cuno, German ship owner/republic chancellor (1922-23)
  • 1876-07-20 Otto Blumenthal, German mathematician (d. 1944)
  • 1876-09-05 Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, German field marshal (d. 1956)
  • 1876-09-15 Bruno Walter, [B W Schlesinger], conductor (NY Phil), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1876-10-22 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Christ our Brother)
  • 1876-10-23 Franz Schlegelberger, German judge and politician (d. 1970)
  • 1876-12-06 Fred Duesenberg, German-born automobile pioneer (d. 1932)
  • 1876-12-07 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven-Archiv)
  • 1877-01-22 Hjalmar Schacht, president of German Reichsbank/minister of Economics
  • 1877-01-31 Max Ettlinger, German philosopher
  • 1877-02-07 Julius Curtius, German minister of Foreign affairs (1929-..)
  • 1877-02-19 Else Berg, German/Dutch painter
  • 1877-02-19 Gabriele Münter, German painter (d. 1962)
  • 1877-03-04 Fritz Graebner, German ethnologist (d. 1934)
  • 1877-03-12 Wilhelm Frick, German protector of Bohemia/Moravia
  • 1877-04-02 Arnold Schering, German musicologist (Humor, Heldentum, Tragik)
  • 1877-05-03 Karl Abraham, German psychoanalyst (d. 1925)
  • 1877-06-04 Heinrich Wieland, German chemist (bile acids-Nobel 1927)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1877-07-02 Hermann Hesse, German-Swiss novelist and poet (Steppenwolf, Nobel 1946), born in Calw, Württemberg, Germany (d. 1962)

Nobel Laureate Novelist Hermann Hesse
Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hermann Hesse
  • 1877-07-13 Karl Erb, German tenor
  • 1877-08-10 Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance
  • 1877-09-13 Wilhelm Filchner, German explorer (d. 1957)
  • 1877-10-08 Hans Heysen, German-born landscape artist (d. 1968)
  • 1878-01-16 Robert Garbe, German poet (Gorniek)
  • 1878-01-28 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
  • 1878-02-08 Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1001 - 1,100 of 1,862

  • 1938-02-06 Marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77
  • 1938-02-16 Otto zur Linde, German author (Lieder of the Leids), dies at 64
  • 1938-03-27 Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher/psychologist, dies at 66
  • 1938-04-26 Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79
  • 1938-05-04 Carl von Ossietzky, German pacifist/writer (Nobel 1935), dies at 48
  • 1938-06-15 Ernst L Kirchner, German painter, dies at 58
  • 1938-08-04 Rudolf G Binding, German poet/writer, dies at 70
  • 1938-08-09 Leo Frobenius, German ethnologist and archaeologist (African cultures), dies at 65
  • 1938-08-12 Ludwig Borchardt, German egyptologist, dies at 74
  • 1938-11-07 Earnest von Rath, German antifascist/diplomat, murdered
  • 1938-12-08 Friedrich Glauser, German-language Swiss writer (b. 1896)
  • 1938-12-24 Bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880)
  • 1939-02-17 Willy Hess, German violinist (b. 1859)
  • 1939-03-06 [Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician, dies at 86
  • 1939-05-03 [Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, German general, dies at 71
  • 1939-05-22 Ernst Toller, German playwright, commits suicide at 45
  • 1939-11-09 Dirk Klop, Dutch intelligence lt, shot by German Abwehr
  • 1939-11-29 Philipp Scheidemann, German MP (SPD)/mayor of Kassel, dies at 74
  • 1939-12-19 Karl Wagenfeld, Low German writer (Lucifer, Death & Devil), dies at 70
  • 1939-12-20 Hans Langsdorff, German capt (Graaf Spee), commits suicide
  • 1940-01-04 Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59
  • 1940-01-12 Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56
  • 1940-01-31 René "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56
  • 1940-02-27 Peter Behrens, German architect, dies
  • 1940-03-20 Alfred Ploetz, German physician, biologist, and eugenicist (b. 1860)
  • 1940-04-26 Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65
  • 1940-06-22 Wladimir Köppen [Vladimir Köppen], German Meteorologist and Climatologist who developed the Köppen climate classification system for the regions of the world, dies at 93
  • 1940-06-29 Paul Klee, Swiss/German painter/tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60
  • 1940-08-24 Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow disk), dies at 80
  • 1940-09-27 Walter Benjamin, German/French literature critic/writer, dies at 48
  • 1940-11-30 Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78
  • 1941-01-06 Franz Hessel, German writer, dies at 60
  • 1941-01-10 Joseph Schmidlin, German church historian, murdered at 67
  • 1941-01-11 Emanuel Lasker, German chess player (b. 1868)
  • 1941-02-24 Oskar Loerke, German director (Longest Day-1926), dies at 56
  • 1941-03-05 Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel 1927), dies at 82
  • 1941-03-07 Arnold Schering, German musicologist, dies at 63
  • 1941-03-07 Gunther Prien, German commandant (U-47), dies in battle
  • 1941-03-17 Joachim Schepke, German commandant (U-100), dies in battle
  • 1941-03-21 Robert Liefmann, German economist (Kartelle und Trusts), dies at 67

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1941-06-04 Wilhelm II von Hohenzollern, German Emperor (1888-1918), dies of a pulmonary embolus at 82

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1941-06-15 Otfrid Foerster, German neurologist (b. 1873)
  • 1941-07-17 Emil Barth, German revolutionary (Social Democratic Party), dies at 62
  • 1941-08-14 Josef Jakobs, German spy, executed in Tower of London
  • 1941-09-09 Gustav Ehrismann, German germanist, dies at 85
  • 1941-09-29 Friedrich Angel, German mathematician (group theory), dies at 79
  • 1941-11-17 Earnest Udet, German general/head air pioneer, commits suicide
  • 1941-11-18 Walter H Nernst, German chemist (Nobel Prize 1920), dies at 77
  • 1941-11-22 Werner Mölders, German ace fighter pilot (b. 1915)
  • 1941-12-24 Siegfried Alkan, German composer (b. 1858)
  • 1942-01-17 Walther von Reichenau, German field marshal (b. 1884)
  • 1942-01-31 Rolf Wenkhaus, German actor (b. 1917)
  • 1942-02-08 Fritz Todt, German Reichs minister (Organization Todt), dies at 50
  • 1942-03-12 Robert Bosch, German industrialist (b. 1861)
  • 1942-04-30 Jakob van Hoddis [[Hans Davidsohn]], German Jewish poet, transported to German concentration camp at 54 (actual date of death unknown)
  • 1942-05-31 Reinhard Heydrich, German protector of Bohemia & Moravia, assassinated
  • 1942-06-04 Reinhard Heydrich, German protector (Bohemia/Moravia (Lidice)), dies
  • 1942-06-25 Hans Lietzman, German theologist/church historian, dies at 67
  • 1942-08-09 Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies
  • 1942-08-31 Von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle
  • 1942-10-06 Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts), dies
  • 1942-10-23 Georg Stumme, German general/commandant of African corps, dies
  • 1942-11-03 Carl Sternheim, German playwright (Trousers, Snob), dies at 64
  • 1942-12-20 Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer, dies at 63
  • 1942-12-22 Franz Boas, German anthropologist (b. 1858)
  • 1943-02-14 David Hilbert, German mathematician (Hilbert Space), dies at 81
  • 1943-02-14 Dora Gerson, German actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (b. 1899)
  • 1943-02-22 Christoph Probst, German resistance fighter (That Weisse Rose), dies
  • 1943-02-22 Hans Scholl, German resistance fighter (White Rose), beheaded at 24
  • 1943-02-22 Sophie Scholl, German anti-Nazi political activist, active in the non-violent resistance group, the White Rose (Die Weisse Rose), beheaded by guillotine at 21
  • 1943-04-03 Conrad Veidt, German/US actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary), dies at 50
  • 1943-04-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor, dies at 54
  • 1943-04-19 Alexander Schmorell, German resistance fighter, beheaded
  • 1943-04-19 Kurt Huber, German resistance fighter, beheaded
  • 1943-04-19 Willy Graf, German resistance fighter, beheaded
  • 1943-05-16 Alfred Hoche, German psychiatrist (b. 1865)
  • 1943-07-13 Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter, dies at 50
  • 1943-08-01 Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68
  • 1943-08-07 Gustav Schmidt, German lt-general, dies in battle
  • 1943-08-18 Hans Jeschonnek, German air force general/chief-staff, commits suicide
  • 1943-08-23 Johann P Zilcher, German composer, dies at 88
  • 1943-08-27 Otto Selz, German psychologist (In Auschwitz), dies
  • 1943-09-30 Franz Oppenheimer, German sociologist (b. 1864)
  • 1943-10-10 Charlotte Salomon, German-Jewish artist gassed at Auschwitz aged 26
  • 1943-10-27 Isidor Traube, German Chemist (founded capillary chemistry, research on liquids), dies at 83
  • 1943-10-31 Max Reinhardt, German film director (b. 1873)
  • 1943-11-09 Bernhard Lichtenberg, German clergyman/antifascist, dies at 67
  • 1943-11-24 Martin Raschke, German author/war correspondent, dies at 38
  • 1943-12-04 Carlo Mierendorff, German politician/antifascist, dies at 46
  • 1944-01-05 Adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80
  • 1944-01-21 Heinrich zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, German major/pilot, shot down
  • 1944-03-15 Otto von Below, German commandant (WW I), dies at 86
  • 1944-04-05 Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter), dies at 90
  • 1944-06-24 Rio Gebhardt, German composer, dies at 36
  • 1944-07-07 Erich Salomon, German photographer, dies
  • 1944-07-11 Wolfgang Redlich, German major/pilot, dies in battle
  • 1944-07-20 Brandt, col/German staff chief, dies in bombing
  • 1944-07-20 Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg, count/German antifascist colonel, dies
  • 1944-07-20 Friedrich Olbricht, German general (July 20th plotter), executed
  • 1944-07-20 Heinz Burns, German (Olympic-gold-1936), dies in bombing