Austrian Nazi concentration camp guard and Nazi war criminal.
1919 – Born on the 16th of July in Vienna, Austria.
1939 – Picked from her job at a Heinkel aircraft plant in Berlin and sent to be trained at Ravensbrück concentration camp near Berlin.
1942-1944 – She was transferred to the Majdanek death and concentration camp outside Lublin, Poland.
– Promoted to assistant wardress under Oberaufseherin Elsa Erich along with five other women.
Killed many further women by stomping on them, earning her the nickname "The Stomping Mare."
1944 – Ordered back to Ravensbrück as Majdanek began evacuations and was promoted to head of a work detail and in late 1944 she was promoted to supervising wardress at the Genthin subcamp of Ravensbrück, located outside Berlin.
1945 – Braunsteiner fled the camp ahead of the Soviet Red Army.
1946 – Arrested by an Austrian court.
1947 – Imprisoned until 18th of April.
1848 – She was again arrested on 7th of April for assassination, infanticide and manslaughter at Ravensbrück.
1949 – Once again released on 22nd of November.
1963 – Immigrated to US (naturalized US citizen 1963).
1971 – Stripped of US citizenship for concealing criminal record from immigration authorities.
1973 – Expelled from US to West Germany (1st current or former US citizen extradited for war crimes).
1980 – Given a life sentence for her sadistic acts at the Majdanek camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.
1999 – Hermine Braunsteiner Ryan died on 19th of April due to the complications of diabetes.