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Joseph GoebbelsJoseph Goebbels
29 October 1897
German Nazi politician
Hermann GoringHermann Goring
12 January 1893
German Military Leader

George PattonGeorge Patton
11 November 1885
Military Officer

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
26 April 1894
Deputy Führer

Otto von BismarckOtto von Bismarck
01 April 1815
German Statesman

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

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

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

Gerd von RundstedtGerd von Rundstedt
12 December 1875
Military Officer

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

Alfred RosenbergAlfred Rosenberg
12 January 1893
Nazi Party Ideologue, Author
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
August von MackensenAugust von Mackensen
06 December 1849
Military Leader

Erich RaederErich Raeder
24 April 1876
Admiral
Lord ActonLord Acton
10 January 1834
 

Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
26 October 1800
General, Historian

Friedrich EbertFriedrich Ebert
04 February 1871
Politician
Gustav StresemannGustav Stresemann
10 May 1878
Chancellor of Germany

Kurt EisnerKurt Eisner
14 May 1867
Statesman
William, German Crown PrinceWilliam, German Crown Prince
06 May 1882
Military commander

Carl von ClausewitzCarl von Clausewitz
01 June 1780
General

Prince Alexander of Hesse and by RhinePrince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine
15 July 1823
Prince
Frederick William III of PrussiaFrederick William III of Prussia
03 August 1770
King

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Clara ZetkinClara Zetkin
05 July 1857
Politician, Journalist, Feminist
Walter UlbrichtWalter Ulbricht
30 June 1893
Politician

Ernest Augustus, Duke of BrunswickErnest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick
17 November 1887
Duke

Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
19 January 1897
Politician

Franz HalderFranz Halder
30 June 1884
Soldier, Writer, Diarist
Carol I of RomaniaCarol I of Romania
20 April 1839
Monarch
Lutz Graf Schwerin von KrosigkLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
22 August 1887
Politician, Jurist, Diplomat, Economist

Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
12 March 1877
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

Gebhard Leberecht von BlücherGebhard Leberecht von Blücher
16 December 1742
Prussian field marshal

Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
16 April 1886
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist
Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
29 June 1880
Writer, Military personnel

Robert LeyRobert Ley
15 February 1890
Politician

Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
30 October 1882
Officer

Gregor StrasserGregor Strasser
31 May 1892
Politician, Pharmacist

Prince George, Duke of CambridgePrince George, Duke of Cambridge
26 March 1819
Field marshal
Rupprecht, Crown Prince of BavariaRupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
18 May 1869
Prince

Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
02 September 1878
Politician, Officer, Military personnel
Erwin von WitzlebenErwin von Witzleben
04 December 1881
Military personnel, Officer

Prince Maximilian of BadenPrince Maximilian of Baden
10 July 1867
Politician

Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
25 December 1886
Officer, Military personnel
Pyotr StolypinPyotr Stolypin
14 April 1862
Politician

Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
02 November 1861
Politician
Prince Henry of PrussiaPrince Henry of Prussia
14 August 1862
Prince

Theodor HeussTheodor Heuss
31 January 1884
Politician

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

Karl LiebknechtKarl Liebknecht
13 January 1871
Lawyer

Kurt StudentKurt Student
12 May 1890
Aviator, Officer
Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
04 February 1897
Economist, Politician, University teacher

Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
03 January 1876
Politician

Juana BormannJuana Bormann
10 September 1893
Torturer

Helmuth von Moltke the YoungerHelmuth von Moltke the Younger
23 May 1848
officer
Robert Ritter von GreimRobert Ritter von Greim
22 June 1892
Aviator, Military personnel

Paul Ludwig Ewald von KleistPaul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist
08 August 1881
Military commander
Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
07 February 1885
Military personnel, Aviator

Erhard MilchErhard Milch
30 March 1892
Politician, Military personnel

Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
02 February 1873
Diplomat
Erich von dem Bach-ZelewskiErich von dem Bach-Zelewski
01 March 1899
Politician, Military personnel

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10 September 1897
Journalist, Politician, Writer
Karl-Otto KochKarl-Otto Koch
02 August 1897
Military Officer

Ernst UdetErnst Udet
26 April 1896
Pilot

Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
General
Prince August Wilhelm of PrussiaPrince August Wilhelm of Prussia
29 January 1887
Military personnel

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
23 May 1898
Politician
Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12 April 1885
Military personnel, Memoirist

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

Otto of BavariaOtto of Bavaria
27 April 1848
King

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

Walther FunkWalther Funk
18 August 1890
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician

Philipp BouhlerPhilipp Bouhler
11 September 1899
Politician

Eduard BernsteinEduard Bernstein
06 January 1850
Politician, Philosopher, Writer, Economist
Alfred von TirpitzAlfred von Tirpitz
19 March 1849
Politician, Officer

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

Carl Friedrich GoerdelerCarl Friedrich Goerdeler
31 July 1884
Politician

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin
08 July 1838
Inventor

Hans von SeecktHans von Seeckt
22 April 1866
Politician, Officer
Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
21 July 1897
Politician

Fritz SauckelFritz Sauckel
27 October 1894
Politician
Prince Eitel Friedrich of PrussiaPrince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia
07 July 1883
Prince

Karl HaushoferKarl Haushofer
27 August 1869
Geopolitician, Political scientist, Educationist,
Martin Franz Julius LutherMartin Franz Julius Luther
16 December 1895
 
Erich KochErich Koch
19 June 1896
politician