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Frank, Hans

Born: 1900 AD
Died: 1946 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Lawyers, Politician

1900 – Frank was born in Karlsruhe on the 23rd of May.

1917 – He joined the German Army.

1919 – He served in the Freikorps and joined the German Worker’s Party.

1925 – He married Brigitte Herbst on the 2nd of April.

1926 – He passed the law state examination after finishing his law degree.

1930 – He was elected to the Reichstag.

1933 – He was elected Minister of Justice for Bavaria. He was also the head of the National Socialist Jurists Association and President of the Academy of German Law.

1934 – He elected Reich Minister Without Portfolio.

1939 – He was appointed as Chief of Administration to Gerd von Rundstedt in the General Government. On the 26th of October he became the Governor-General of the General Government for the occupied Polish territories.

1942 – He lost his positions of authority outside of the General Government after annoying Hitler with a series of speeches in Berlin, Vienna, Heidelberg, and Munich.

1945 – He fled the General Government in January. He was captured by American troops on the 3rd of May. He attempted suicide the day he was captured.

1946 – He was convicted after he was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. On the 1st of October, he died after he was hanged.