Heinrich Himmler Research Paper

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Pryce Ainsworth
Heinrich Luitpold Himmler My famous person is Heinrich Luitpold Himmler. Heinrich Himmler was the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany. Hitler was the most powerful man in Nazi Germany. Heinrich was born on October 7, 1900. Heinrich died May 23, 1945, Heinrich was 44 when he passed away. Heinrich was from Munich which is in the Kingdom of Bulgaria, Germany. Heinrich was born into a family of three children. Himmler was the middle brother with an older brother and a younger brother. Heinrich married a women whose name is Margarete in 1978, they met a year earlier. The couple only had one child of their own, a daughter named Gudrun. They also fostered a little boy named Gerhard Von Ahe, the son of a SS officer, whom died before the war. Heinrich had a mistress by the name of Hedwig. Hedwig was also Heinrich’s younger secretary. Heinrich and Hedwig had two children together, one boy and one girl. The son was born on February 15, 1942 and the daughter was born on July 20, 1944. Eventually Margarete learned of Heinrich’s affair with Hedwig and decided to tolerate the relationship since they were separated at the time. Heinrich had a very close relationship with his first daughter, Gudrun, and called her often and visited whenever he could. Himmler fought in World War One when he was 18.
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A few days later after being captured Heinrich Himmler committed suicide on May 23, 1945. Before he committed suicide the British soldiers searched his body for weapons and stuff. They found a poison phial in his clothes. After that he ate a cyanide tablet. To this very day the location of Heinrich Himmler’s body is still a mystery. His body was secretly buried. Only the men that dug his grave know where he is buried. William Ottery is one of the men that dug his grave. He visited Himmler’s final resting place one last time for a magazine article, but the site still remains a

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