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Streicher, Julius

Born: 1885 AD
Died: 1946 AD
Nationality: German
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1885 – Born in Fleinhausen, Bavaria on the 12th of February.

1913 – Streicher married Kunigunde Roth, a baker’s daughter, in Nürnberg.

1914 – He worked as an elementary school teacher until joining the German Army.

1918 – Streicher won the Iron Cross and reached the rank of lieutenant by the time the Armistice was signed.

1919 – Streicher was active in the Schutz und Trutz Bund, an anti-Semitic organization.

1920 – He turned to the newly established German Socialist Party, which despite its name was a right-wing group that Streicher moved in anti-Semitic directions.

1921 – His battles with other members led him to yet another anti-Semitic organization, the German Working Community, which hoped to unite the various anti-Semitic movements.

1922 – Streicher merged his personal following with that of Adolf Hitler.

1923 – He participated in the Munich Beer Hall Putsch.

         – Streicher founded the racist newspaper, Der Stürmer of which he was editor, and used it to build up a deep hatred of everything and everyone Jewish.

1933 – He practically ruled the city of Nuremberg and was nicknamed "King of Nuremberg".

1939 – Streicher became a member of the French Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur.

1946 – Julius Streicher was found guilty of crimes against humanity at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trial and sentenced to death on the 1st of October.

         – His last words, before execution on the 16th of October, were "Heil Hitler," and, "The Bolsheviks will hang you one day!" making him the only sentenced Nazi to declare this at the end.