Famous People From Germany
Germany may be the land of castles and cars, breads and beer and music and festivals but there is more to this country than what meets the eye. A haven for food aficionados and car enthusiasts, art lovers and adventure fanatics, this multi-cultural ethnic country has gained prominence for its deep-rooted historical background and scenic locales. Adding to its eminence have been famous German men and women who through their work have helped the country stand tall on the world map. Be it Albert Einstein or Karl Marx, Rudolf Diesel or Martin Luther or even Max Weber, Germany is famous for producing some of the greatest historical figures. But is the German land about all good and no bad. Well, there is a lesser publicised side to the country as well. Germany, like other countries of the world, is troubled by crime and criminals. Though the crime levels have been consistently dropping down, one cannot ignore the fact that Germany is not a crime-free nation. The country is reeling from crimes such as murder, drug trafficking, weapon trafficking, extortion, prostitution, money laundering and contract killing. Plus there are organized crime by crime families and organized crime syndicates. Check this segment to find out more about German criminals, their offences and their crimes that have put a black mark on the country’s status.
Otto Adolf EichmannAdolf Eichmann
19 March 1906
One of the Main Organizers of the Holocaust
Josef MengeleJosef Mengele
16 March 1911
War Criminal

Reinhard HeydrichReinhard Heydrich
07 March 1904
Nazi Official

Martin BormannMartin Bormann
17 June 1900
Private Secretary of Adolf Hitler

Armin MeiwesArmin Meiwes
01 December 1961
Murderer

Klaus BarbieKlaus Barbie
25 October 1913
Nazi Leader
Ernst RöhmErnst Röhm
28 November 1887
Nazi War Criminal

Rudolf HössRudolf Höss
25 November 1901
Nazi War Criminal

Irma GreseIrma Grese
07 October 1923
Nazi Guard

Magda GoebbelsMagda Goebbels
11 November 1901
Joseph Goebbels' Wife
Ilse Koch Ilse Koch
22 September 1906
Nazi Concentration Camp Overseer

William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24 April 1906
Politician
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
Oskar DirlewangerOskar Dirlewanger
26 September 1895
War Criminal

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan
28 March 1921
Murderer
Karl BrandtKarl Brandt
08 January 1904
Personal Physician of Adolf Hitler

Oskar Gröning Oskar Groening
10 June 1921
War Criminal

Peter KürtenPeter Kürten
26 May 1883
Criminal, Serial killer
Fritz HaarmannFritz Haarmann
25 October 1879
Serial killer

Joachim KrollJoachim Kroll
17 April 1933
Criminal, Serial killer
Adam WorthAdam Worth
1844 AD
art thief

Friedrich JeckelnFriedrich Jeckeln
02 February 1895
Officer, Politician, War criminal