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Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
29 October 1897
German Nazi politician
Otto von BismarckOtto von Bismarck
01 April 1815
German Statesman

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
26 April 1894
Deputy Führer

Paul von HindenburgPaul von Hindenburg
02 October 1847
General, Second President of Weimar Republic

Maximilian Carl Emil WeberMax Weber
21 April 1864
Sociologist

Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
05 March 1871
Marxist Theorist

Konrad AdenauerKonrad Adenauer
05 January 1876
Former Chancellor of Germany

Friedrich PaulusFriedrich Paulus
23 September 1890
Military Officer
Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
09 April 1865
General of German Army

Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
29 October 1879
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany
Gerd von RundstedtGerd von Rundstedt
12 December 1875
Military Officer

Alfred RosenbergAlfred Rosenberg
12 January 1893
Nazi Party Ideologue, Author

Alfred JodlAlfred Jodl
10 May 1890
Military Commander, Nazi War Criminal

August von MackensenAugust von Mackensen
06 December 1849
Military Leader

Walter ModelWalter Model
24 January 1891
Military Officer
Julius StreicherJulius Streicher
12 February 1885
A Member of National Socialist German Workers'

Klemens von MetternichKlemens von Metternich
15 May 1773
Former Chancellor of Germany

Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
28 May 1892
Military Officer

Friedrich EbertFriedrich Ebert
04 February 1871
Politician
Erich RaederErich Raeder
24 April 1876
Admiral

Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
26 October 1800
General, Historian
Gustav StresemannGustav Stresemann
10 May 1878
Chancellor of Germany

Kurt EisnerKurt Eisner
14 May 1867
Statesman

George PattonGeorge Patton
11 November 1885
Military Officer
Lord ActonLord Acton
10 January 1834
 

Hermann GoringHermann Goring
12 January 1893
German Military Leader
Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
16 April 1886
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist

Franz HalderFranz Halder
30 June 1884
Soldier, Writer, Diarist

Frederick William III of PrussiaFrederick William III of Prussia
03 August 1770
King
Paul Ludwig Ewald von KleistPaul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist
08 August 1881
Military commander

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Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
19 January 1897
Politician
Gregor StrasserGregor Strasser
31 May 1892
Politician, Pharmacist

Lutz Graf Schwerin von KrosigkLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
22 August 1887
Politician, Jurist, Diplomat, Economist

Walter UlbrichtWalter Ulbricht
30 June 1893
Politician

Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
12 March 1877
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
29 June 1880
Writer, Military personnel
Gebhard Leberecht von BlücherGebhard Leberecht von Blücher
16 December 1742
Prussian field marshal

Ferdinand I of RomaniaFerdinand I of Romania
24 August 1865
Politician

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
30 October 1882
Officer

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
02 September 1878
Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Carol I of RomaniaCarol I of Romania
20 April 1839
Monarch

Paul von Lettow-VorbeckPaul von Lettow-Vorbeck
20 March 1870
Politician, Writer, Officer

Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
04 December 1881
Military personnel, Officer

Karl LiebknechtKarl Liebknecht
13 January 1871
Lawyer

Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
04 February 1897
Economist, Politician, University teacher
Helmuth von Moltke the YoungerHelmuth von Moltke the Younger
23 May 1848
officer

Robert LeyRobert Ley
15 February 1890
Politician
Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
02 November 1861
Politician

Robert Ritter von GreimRobert Ritter von Greim
22 June 1892
Aviator, Military personnel

Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
05 September 1876
Military personnel
Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
07 February 1885
Military personnel, Aviator

Kurt StudentKurt Student
12 May 1890
Aviator, Officer
Erhard MilchErhard Milch
30 March 1892
Politician, Military personnel

Pyotr StolypinPyotr Stolypin
14 April 1862
Politician

Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
25 December 1886
Officer, Military personnel

Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
03 January 1876
Politician

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10 September 1897
Journalist, Politician, Writer
Erich von dem Bach-ZelewskiErich von dem Bach-Zelewski
01 March 1899
Politician, Military personnel

Theodor HeussTheodor Heuss
31 January 1884
Politician

Juana BormannJuana Bormann
10 September 1893
Torturer

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12 April 1885
Military personnel, Memoirist
Ernst UdetErnst Udet
26 April 1896
Pilot

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
Politician, Officer
Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
02 February 1873
Diplomat

Eduard BernsteinEduard Bernstein
06 January 1850
Politician, Philosopher, Writer, Economist

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin
08 July 1838
Inventor
Prince Maximilian of BadenPrince Maximilian of Baden
10 July 1867
Politician

Walther RathenauWalther Rathenau
29 September 1867
Politician, Engineer, Writer, Entrepreneur,
Prince George, Duke of CambridgePrince George, Duke of Cambridge
26 March 1819
Field marshal

Karl-Otto KochKarl-Otto Koch
02 August 1897
Military Officer

Johannes BlaskowitzJohannes Blaskowitz
10 July 1883
Military personnel
Karl Hermann FrankKarl Hermann Frank
24 January 1898
Politician

Maximilian von WeichsMaximilian von Weichs
12 November 1881
Military personnel
Hans von SeecktHans von Seeckt
22 April 1866
Politician, Officer

Carl SchurzCarl Schurz
02 March 1829
Politician

Carl Friedrich GoerdelerCarl Friedrich Goerdeler
31 July 1884
Politician

Walther FunkWalther Funk
18 August 1890
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician
Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
23 May 1898
Politician
Alfred von TirpitzAlfred von Tirpitz
19 March 1849
Politician, Officer

Fritz SauckelFritz Sauckel
27 October 1894
Politician

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
08 October 1884
Officer

Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
21 July 1897
Politician
Alfred HugenbergAlfred Hugenberg
19 June 1865
Politician, Entrepreneur, Financier, Diplomat,

Clara ZetkinClara Zetkin
05 July 1857
Politician, Journalist, Feminist

Ferdinand LassalleFerdinand Lassalle
11 April 1825
Writer, Politician, Economist, Lawyer, Philosopher

Erich KochErich Koch
19 June 1896
politician

Philipp BouhlerPhilipp Bouhler
11 September 1899
Politician
Karl HaushoferKarl Haushofer
27 August 1869
Geopolitician, Political scientist, Educationist,

Fritz ThyssenFritz Thyssen
09 November 1873
Politician
Otto WelsOtto Wels
15 September 1873
Politician

Alfred von SchlieffenAlfred von Schlieffen
28 February 1833
Officer
Leo von CapriviLeo von Caprivi
24 February 1831
Politician
Herbert von BismarckHerbert von Bismarck
28 December 1849
Politician, Diplomat