Adolf Eichmann

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Adolf Eichmann
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Adolf Eichmann in 1942
Born Otto Adolf Eichmann
19 Mairch 1906(1906-03-19)
Solingen, Rhine Province, Germany
Died 1 Juin 1962(1962-06-01) (aged 56)
Ramla, Israel
Cause o daith
Execution bi hangin
Naitionality German
Ither names Ricardo Klement
Thrift SS-Obersturmbannführer (lieutenant colonel)
Employer RSHA
Organisation  Schutzstaffel
Poleetical pairty
Naitional Socialist German Wirkers' Pairty (NSDAP)
Criminal charge
War crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity
Criminal penalty
Daith
Hauf-marrae(s) Veronika Liebl (m. 1935)
Childer
  • Klaus Eichmann (born 1936 in Berlin)
  • Horst Adolf Eichmann (born 1940 in Vienna)
  • Dieter Helmut Eichmann (born 1942 in Prague)
  • Ricardo Francisco Eichmann (born 1955 in Buenos Aires)
Parents
  • Adolf Karl Eichmann
  • Maria (née Schefferling)
Awairds
Signatur Adolf Eichmann (signature).svg

Otto Adolf Eichmann (pronounced [ˈɔto ˈaːdɔlf ˈaɪ̯çman]; 19 Mairch 1906 – 1 Juin 1962) wis a German Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer (lieutenant colonel) an ane o the major organisers o the Holocaust. Eichmann wis tasked bi SS-Obergruppenführer (general/lieutenant general) Reinhard Heydrich wi facilitatin an managin the logeestics o mass deportation o Jews tae ghettos an extermination camps in German-occupied Eastren Europe during Warld War II. In 1960, Eichmann wis capturt in Argentinae bi Mossad, Israel's intelligence service. Follaein a widely publicised trial in Israel, he wis foond guilty o war crimes an hanged in 1962.