Julius Streicher (12 February 1885 – 16 October 1946) was a member of the Nazi Party, the Gauleiter (regional leader) of Franconia and a member of the Reichstag, the national legislature. He was the founder and publisher of the virulently antisemitic newspaper Der Stürmer , which became a central element of the Nazi propaganda machine.
Born on February 12, 1885, in the Bavarian town of Fleinhausen, Julius Streicher began his career as an elementary school teacher. In 1909, he undertook a post as a teacher and administrator at a school in the Franconian city of Nuremberg, a region with which in Nazi times he became closely associated.
Trained as an elementary school teacher, Julius Streicher (1885–1946) was an early member of the Nazi Party. In 1923, he founded the virulently antisemitic and racist newspaper, Der Stürmer. Streicher was a leading organizer of Nazi Germany's first official nationwide boycott of Jewish businesses in April 1933.
Julius Streicher, (born February 22, 1885, Fleinhausen, Germany—died October 16, 1946, Nürnberg), Nazi demagogue and politician who gained infamy as one of the most virulent advocates of the persecution of Jews during the 1930s. Streicher served in the German army during World War I and afterward taught elementary school in Nürnberg.
On Oct. 16, 1946, the notorious Nazi propagandist Julius Streicher — one of Adolf Hitler’s most fanatical supporters and the publisher of the pornographically antisemitic newspaper Der Stürmer —...
was Julius Streicher's apt comment before he was sucked down into death via a gallows trap-door in the Nuremberg Prison gymnasium on 16 October 1946. He was the seventh of ten International Military Tribunal defendants hanged that day in fulfillment of the sentences imposed.
Julius Streicher was one of the earliest members of the Nazi party. He was involved in Hitler’s failed Beer Hall Putsch and started gaining titles and responsibilities after Hitler’s release from prison. Streicher also served in the Bavarian Parliament.