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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

Maximilian Carl Emil WeberMax Weber
21 April 1864
Sociologist

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

Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
05 March 1871
Marxist Theorist

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
09 April 1865
General of German Army

Friedrich PaulusFriedrich Paulus
23 September 1890
Military Officer

Konrad AdenauerKonrad Adenauer
05 January 1876
Former 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

Franz von PapenFranz von Papen
29 October 1879
Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany

Klemens von MetternichKlemens von Metternich
15 May 1773
Former Chancellor of Germany
Walter ModelWalter Model
24 January 1891
Military Officer

Julius StreicherJulius Streicher
12 February 1885
A Member of National Socialist German Workers'
Sepp DietrichSepp Dietrich
28 May 1892
Military Officer

August von MackensenAugust von Mackensen
06 December 1849
Military Leader

Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
26 October 1800
General, Historian
Erich RaederErich Raeder
24 April 1876
Admiral

Friedrich EbertFriedrich Ebert
04 February 1871
Politician
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
Franz HalderFranz Halder
30 June 1884
Soldier, Writer, Diarist

Walter UlbrichtWalter Ulbricht
30 June 1893
Politician

Frederick William IV of PrussiaFrederick William IV of Prussia
15 October 1795
Politician

Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
12 March 1877
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
Robert LeyRobert Ley
15 February 1890
Politician

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Ferdinand I of RomaniaFerdinand I of Romania
24 August 1865
Politician

Fedor von BockFedor von Bock
03 December 1880
Officer

Walther von BrauchitschWalther von Brauchitsch
04 October 1881
Military personnel

Carol I of RomaniaCarol I of Romania
20 April 1839
Politician
Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
19 January 1897
Politician

Gregor StrasserGregor Strasser
31 May 1892
Politician, Pharmacist
Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
29 June 1880
Writer, Military personnel

Paul HausserPaul Hausser
07 October 1880
Officer, Military personnel

Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
16 April 1886
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist
Lutz Graf Schwerin von KrosigkLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
22 August 1887
Politician, Jurist, Diplomat, Economist

Paul von Lettow-VorbeckPaul von Lettow-Vorbeck
20 March 1870
Politician, Writer, Officer
Helmuth von Moltke the YoungerHelmuth von Moltke the Younger
23 May 1848
officer

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
02 September 1878
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
30 October 1882
Officer

Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
07 February 1885
Military personnel, Aviator

Karl LiebknechtKarl Liebknecht
13 January 1871
German socialist
Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
04 December 1881
Military personnel, Officer

Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
04 February 1897
Economist, Politician, University teacher

Pyotr StolypinPyotr Stolypin
14 April 1862
politician

Robert Ritter von GreimRobert Ritter von Greim
22 June 1892
Aviator, Military personnel
Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
Politician, Officer

Erhard MilchErhard Milch
30 March 1892
Politician, Military personnel
Alfred von TirpitzAlfred von Tirpitz
19 March 1849
Politician, Officer

Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
02 February 1873
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
23 May 1898
Politician
Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
14 January 1897
Politician, Officer

Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
08 October 1884
Officer
Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
03 January 1876
Politician

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10 September 1897
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Eduard BernsteinEduard Bernstein
06 January 1850
Politician, Philosopher, Writer, Economist
Paul Ludwig Ewald von KleistPaul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist
08 August 1881
Soldier, Officer

Prince Maximilian of BadenPrince Maximilian of Baden
10 July 1867
Politician
Erich von dem Bach-ZelewskiErich von dem Bach-Zelewski
01 March 1899
Politician, Military personnel

Theodor HeussTheodor Heuss
31 January 1884
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

Karl Hermann FrankKarl Hermann Frank
24 January 1898
Politician

Carl SchurzCarl Schurz
02 March 1829
Politician
Walther FunkWalther Funk
18 August 1890
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician
Hans von SeecktHans von Seeckt
22 April 1866
Politician, Officer

Walther RathenauWalther Rathenau
29 September 1867
Politician, Engineer, Writer, Entrepreneur,

Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
25 December 1886
Officer, Military personnel

Kurt StudentKurt Student
12 May 1890
Aviator, Officer
Juana BormannJuana Bormann
10 September 1893
Torturer

Clara ZetkinClara Zetkin
05 July 1857
Politician, Journalist, Feminist

Johannes BlaskowitzJohannes Blaskowitz
10 July 1883
Military personnel

Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
05 September 1876
Military personnel

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12 April 1885
Military personnel, Memoirist
Carl Friedrich GoerdelerCarl Friedrich Goerdeler
31 July 1884
Politician, Jurist

Fritz SauckelFritz Sauckel
27 October 1894
Politician
Philipp ScheidemannPhilipp Scheidemann
26 July 1865
Politician

Philipp BouhlerPhilipp Bouhler
11 September 1899
Politician

Karl HaushoferKarl Haushofer
27 August 1869
Geopolitician, Political scientist, Educationist,
Erich KochErich Koch
19 June 1896
politician

Bernhard von BülowBernhard von Bülow
03 May 1849
Politician, Diplomat
Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
21 July 1897
Politician

Maximilian von WeichsMaximilian von Weichs
12 November 1881
Military personnel

Theobald von Bethmann-HollwegTheobald von Bethmann-Hollweg
29 November 1856
Politician, Jurist

Ferdinand LassalleFerdinand Lassalle
11 April 1825
Writer, Politician, Economist, Lawyer, Philosopher
Alfred von SchlieffenAlfred von Schlieffen
28 February 1833
Officer

Herbert von BismarckHerbert von Bismarck
28 December 1849
Politician, Diplomat
Alfred HugenbergAlfred Hugenberg
19 June 1865
Politician, Entrepreneur, Financier, Diplomat,

Leo von CapriviLeo von Caprivi
24 February 1831
Chancellor, Politician
Gustav Ritter von KahrGustav Ritter von Kahr
29 November 1862
Politician, Judge, Jurist, Lawyer

Wilhelm ListWilhelm List
14 May 1880
Officer
Richard Walther DarréRichard Walther Darré
14 July 1895
Politician, Agronomist