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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

Erich LudendorffErich Ludendorff
09 April 1865
General of German Army

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

Julius StreicherJulius Streicher
12 February 1885
A Member of National Socialist German Workers'
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

Friedrich PaulusFriedrich Paulus
23 September 1890
Officer
Franz HalderFranz Halder
30 June 1884
Soldier, Writer, Diarist

Emil MauriceEmil Maurice
19 January 1897
Politician

Walter ModelWalter Model
24 January 1891
Officer

Wilhelm CanarisWilhelm Canaris
01 January 1887
Intelligence officer, Submariner, Navy officer
Hjalmar SchachtHjalmar Schacht
22 January 1877
Economist, Banker, Politician
Walter UlbrichtWalter Ulbricht
30 June 1893
Politician

Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
26 October 1800
Writer, Officer, Historian

Anton DrexlerAnton Drexler
13 June 1884
Politician

Erich RaederErich Raeder
24 April 1876
Navy officer
Wilhelm FrickWilhelm Frick
12 March 1877
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

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August von MackensenAugust von Mackensen
06 December 1849
Officer, Military leader

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

Robert LeyRobert Ley
15 February 1890
Politician

Ernst ThälmannErnst Thälmann
16 April 1886
Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist
Fedor von BockFedor von Bock
03 December 1880
Officer

Walther von BrauchitschWalther von Brauchitsch
04 October 1881
Military personnel
Gregor StrasserGregor Strasser
31 May 1892
Politician, Pharmacist

Ferdinand I of RomaniaFerdinand I of Romania
24 August 1865
Politician

Paul HausserPaul Hausser
07 October 1880
Officer, Military personnel
Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
29 June 1880
Writer, Military personnel

Lutz Graf Schwerin von KrosigkLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
22 August 1887
Politician, Jurist, Diplomat, Economist
Werner von BlombergWerner von Blomberg
02 September 1878
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Carol I of RomaniaCarol I of Romania
20 April 1839
Politician

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

Pyotr StolypinPyotr Stolypin
14 April 1862
politician
Günther von KlugeGünther von Kluge
30 October 1882
Officer

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

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

Prince Maximilian of BadenPrince Maximilian of Baden
10 July 1867
Politician
Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
04 February 1897
Economist, Politician, University teacher

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

Karl LiebknechtKarl Liebknecht
13 January 1871
German socialist

Kurt StudentKurt Student
12 May 1890
Aviator, Officer
Erich von FalkenhaynErich von Falkenhayn
11 September 1861
Politician, Officer

Josef TerbovenJosef Terboven
23 May 1898
Politician
Konstantin von NeurathKonstantin von Neurath
02 February 1873
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10 September 1897
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Karl Hermann FrankKarl Hermann Frank
24 January 1898
Politician
Paul Ludwig Ewald von KleistPaul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist
08 August 1881
Soldier, Officer

Erich von dem Bach-ZelewskiErich von dem Bach-Zelewski
01 March 1899
Politician, Military personnel
Walther von ReichenauWalther von Reichenau
08 October 1884
Officer

Hasso von ManteuffelHasso von Manteuffel
14 January 1897
Politician, Officer

Carl SchurzCarl Schurz
02 March 1829
Politician

Johannes BlaskowitzJohannes Blaskowitz
10 July 1883
Military personnel
Carl Friedrich GoerdelerCarl Friedrich Goerdeler
31 July 1884
Politician, Jurist
Wilhelm Ritter von LeebWilhelm Ritter von Leeb
05 September 1876
Military personnel

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

Gotthard HeinriciGotthard Heinrici
25 December 1886
Officer, Military personnel

Walther FunkWalther Funk
18 August 1890
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician
Wilhelm PieckWilhelm Pieck
03 January 1876
Politician

Juana BormannJuana Bormann
10 September 1893
Torturer

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

Hans von SeecktHans von Seeckt
22 April 1866
Politician, Officer

Theodor HeussTheodor Heuss
31 January 1884
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Hugo SperrleHugo Sperrle
07 February 1885
Military personnel, Aviator

Hermann HothHermann Hoth
12 April 1885
Military personnel, Memoirist
Fritz SauckelFritz Sauckel
27 October 1894
Politician

Clara ZetkinClara Zetkin
05 July 1857
Politician, Journalist, Feminist

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

Herbert von BismarckHerbert von Bismarck
28 December 1849
Politician, Diplomat
Alfred von SchlieffenAlfred von Schlieffen
28 February 1833
Officer

Edmund HeinesEdmund Heines
21 July 1897
Politician

Maximilian von WeichsMaximilian von Weichs
12 November 1881
Military personnel

Philipp BouhlerPhilipp Bouhler
11 September 1899
Politician
Theobald von Bethmann-HollwegTheobald von Bethmann-Hollweg
29 November 1856
Politician, Jurist

Leo von CapriviLeo von Caprivi
24 February 1831
Chancellor, Politician
Philipp ScheidemannPhilipp Scheidemann
26 July 1865
Politician

Bernhard von BülowBernhard von Bülow
03 May 1849
Politician, Diplomat
Wilhelm ListWilhelm List
14 May 1880
Officer

Gustav Ritter von KahrGustav Ritter von Kahr
29 November 1862
Politician, Judge, Jurist, Lawyer
Ferdinand LassalleFerdinand Lassalle
11 April 1825
Writer, Politician, Economist, Lawyer, Philosopher