Ernst Kaltenbrunner

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Ernst Kaltenbrunner
Director o the Reich Main Security Office
In office
30 Januar 1943 – 12 Mey 1945
Appyntit biAdolf Hitler
Precedit biReinhard Heydrich / Heinrich Himmler (actin)
Succeedit biNone
Preses o Interpol
In office
30 Januar 1943 – 12 Mey 1945
Precedit biArthur Nebe
Succeedit biFlorent Louwage
Personal details
Born4 October 1903
Ried im Innkreis, Austrick-Hungary (nou Austrick)
Dee'd16 October 1946 (aged 43)
Nuremberg, Germany
Poleetical pairtyNaitional Socialist German Wirkers' Pairty (NSDAP)
Spoose(s)Elisabeth Eder (married 14 Januar 1934)
Alma materVarsity o Graz
ReligionRoman Catholic
AwairdsKnights Cross o the War Merit Cross wi Swords
Militar service
Allegiance Nazi Germany
Service/branchFlag of the Schutzstaffel.svg Schutzstaffel
Years o service1940–1945
RankSS-Obergruppenführer Collar Rank.svg Obergruppenführer und General der Polizei und Waffen-SS
Battles/warsWarld War II

Ernst Kaltenbrunner (4 October 1903 – 16 October 1946) wis an Austrick-born senior offeecial o Nazi Germany during Warld War II. An Obergruppenführer (general) in the Schutzstaffel (SS), atween Januar 1943 an Mey 1945 he held the offices o Chief o the Reichssicherheitshauptamt (RSHA, Reich Main Security Office) an Preses o Interpol. He wis the heichest-rankin member o the SS tae face trial at the first Nuremberg Trials. He wis foond guilty o war crimes an crimes against humanity an executit.