Rochus Misch Rank
About Rochus Misch
Rochus Misch was called up to the military in 1937 and was initially assigned to the SS-Verfügungstruppe. He later joined the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, whose primary mission was to protect Adolf Hitler. In 1937, he was promoted to the position of SS-Rottenführer, and participated in the Nazi’s invasion of Poland later that year.
During the battle, he was badly injured and stayed out of the service for five years in order to recover. Upon his return in 1945, he joined the Führerbegleitkommando and became one of the eight bodyguards of Hitler.
He lost his dad during the First World War. In 1922, his brother Bruno passed away. He was married to a lady known as Gerda who died in 1998. He had a daughter named Brigitta Jacob-Engelken.
During his time in the service he received many medals which include the Iron Cross, and Wound Badge.
He was initially trained to be a painter.
He was the longest-living bodyguard of Hitler before his death in 2013.
The former military officer published many books with some titled “J'étais garde du corps d'Hitler” and “Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard”.
Rochus Misch Rank
F.A.Q. about Rochus Misch
When is his birthday?
Rochus Misch's birthday is on July 29, 1917.
In how many days is his birthday?
Rochus' birthday is in 185 days
How old was Rochus when he died?
He was 96 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 5, 2013.
How old would he be today?
Rochus Misch would be 104 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Rochus from?
He was born in Stare Siołkowice near Oppeln, Upper Silesia.
Rochus Misch's Popularity
Rochus Misch was a famous German SS officer, who was born on July 29, 1917. As a person born on this date, Rochus Misch is listed in our database as the 67th most popular celebrity for the day (July 29) and the 45th most popular for the year (1917).
People born on July 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Rochus Misch is the 1995th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Rochus Misch's birthday, Rochus Misch is the 235th most famous German.
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