Heinrich Luitpold Himmler [ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈluːɪtpɔlt ˈhɪmlɐ]; 7 October 1900 – 23 May 1945) was the Reichsführer Schutzstaffel (Protection Squadron; SS), a leading member of the Nazi Party of Germany, and one of the most powerful men in Nazi Germany, primarily known for being a main architect of the Holocaust
Heinrich Himmler, German Nazi politician, police administrator, and military commander who became the second most powerful man in the Third Reich. He was the head of the SS (Schutzstaffel; ‘Protective Echelon’), the ‘political soldiers’ of the Nazi Party. Learn more about Himmler in this article.
Heinrich Himmler (1900-1945) was the Reich Leader (Reichsführer) of the dreaded SS of the Nazi Party from 1929 until 1945. Himmler presided over a vast ideological and bureaucratic empire that defined him for many—both inside and outside the Third Reich—as the second most powerful man after Adolf Hitler in Germany during World War II.
Heinrich Himmler, known for his role in the implementation of the “Final Solution,” is remembered today for his heinous acts across Europe during World War II. An Architect of Terror: Heinrich Himmler and the Holocaust | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans
On May 23, 1945, Heinrich Himmler, chief of the SS, assistant chief of the Gestapo, and architect of Hitler’s program to exterminate European Jews, dies by suicide one day after being arrested ...
October 7, 1900. Heinrich Himmler is born in Munich, Germany. Summer 1919. Himmler graduates from high school in Landshut. August 1922. Himmler receives his degree in agriculture from the Technical University in Munich. August 1923. Himmler joins the Nazi Party. November 9, 1923.
Heinrich Luitpold Himmler ( German: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈluːɪtˌpɔlt ˈhɪmlɐ] ( listen); 7 October 1900 – 23 May 1945) was a high-ranking German Nazi politician and leader of the SS and the Gestapo. He was involved in the Beer Hall Putsch (1923) and Night of the Long Knives (1934) and as well as Kristallnacht/Night Of The Broken Glass (1938).