Austrian War Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Austrian War Criminals

 1 
Adolf Eichmann
(Nazi SS Officer)

Adolf Eichmann
59
Birthdate: March 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
Died: June 1, 1962
Adolf Eichmann was a Nazi lieutenant colonel and one of the chief organizers of the Holocaust, that involved mass deportation and murder of Jews. In 1962, Eichmann was captured by the Mossad in Argentina and was then taken to Israel. He was eventually tried and hanged for crimes against humanity.

 2 
Amon Goeth
(SS Nazi Officer)

Amon Goeth
14
Birthdate: December 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 13, 1946

Amon Goeth was an Austrian war criminal and SS functionary. During World War II, Goeth served as the commandant of the Płaszów concentration camp operated by the SS. After the war, he was convicted of homicide and was executed by hanging. Amon Goeth was played by Ralph Fiennes in the 1993 epic historical drama film Schindler's List.

 3 
Ernst Kaltenbrunner
(Director of the Reich Security Main Office (1943-45))

Ernst Kaltenbrunner
6
Birthdate: October 4, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ried im Innkreis, Austria
Died: October 16, 1946

Ernst Kaltenbrunner was an SS official who played a major role in the Holocaust during the Nazi era. From 1943 to 1945, Kaltenbrunner served as chief of the Reich Main Security Office, which housed the offices of SD, Kripo, and Gestapo. His most influential period as an SS official coincided with the period during which the genocide of Jews intensified.

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 4 
August Eigruber
(Politician)

August Eigruber
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Steyr, Austria
Died: May 28, 1947

 5 
Arthur Seyss-Inquart
(Chancellor of Austria (1938))

Arthur Seyss-Inquart
3
Birthdate: July 22, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stonařov, Czechia
Died: October 16, 1946

Arthur Seyss-Inquart was an Austrian politician who was part of the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I. A Nazi propagandist, Seyss-Inquart was convicted of crimes against humanity and war crimes at the Nuremberg trials and sentenced to death. He was executed on 16 October 1946 in Nuremberg Prison.

 6 
Maria Mandl
(Prison officer)

Maria Mandl
7
Birthdate: January 10, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Münzkirchen, Austria
Died: January 24, 1948

 7 

Hermine Braunsteiner
3
Birthdate: July 16, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 19, 1999
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 8 
Aribert Heim
(Austrian Schutzstaffel (SS) doctor. During World War II)

Aribert Heim
2
Birthdate: June 28, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bad Radkersburg, Austria
Died: August 10, 1992

Known as Dr. Death and the Butcher of Mauthausen, Nazi doctor Aribert Heim terrorized the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp with his deadly experiments and gruesome methods of torture. He apparently injected poison into the inmates and often removed organs leaving the inmates to die. He escaped prosecution and moved to Egypt.

 9 
Franz Strasser
(Murderer)

Franz Strasser
1
Birthdate: 1899 AD
Birthplace: Austria-Hungary
Died: December 10, 1945