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About Rudolf Höss
Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höss was a German army officer who served in Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany’s paramilitary organization, Schutzstaffel (SS). He is credited for innovating faster ways of fulfilling Hitler’s plan for the genocide of Jews during World War II, popularly referred to as the Final Solution. He also presided over the Auschwitz concentration camp as its commandant from May 1940 to November 1943. He was tried and later executed for war crimes following Nazi Germany’s defeat.
He was the only son and eldest of the three children of Franz Xaver Höss and Lina Speck. In 1929, he married a woman named Hedwig Hensel. He was a father of five. He also had an affair with Eleonore Hodys, a political prisoner who was being held at Auschwitz.
On 2 April 1947, he was sentenced to death by hanging. He was executed on 16 April 1947 near the Auschwitz concentration camp.
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Rudolf Höss' Popularity
Rudolf Höss was a famous German SS officer, who was born on November 25, 1900. As a person born on this date, Rudolf Höss is listed in our database as the 39th most popular celebrity for the day (November 25) and the 11th most popular for the year (1900).
People born on November 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Rudolf Höss is the 925th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Rudolf Höss' birthday, Rudolf Höss is the 133rd most famous German.
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