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 Reinhard Heydrich

Reinhard Heydrich

Birth
Halle (Saale), Stadtkreis Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Death 4 Jun 1942 (aged 38)
Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Burial Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Plot Section C, between the large plots of Oven and Scharnhorst.
Memorial ID 11953 · View Source
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Nazi SS General and leader of the Reich Security Office (RSHA), which was an umbrella organization including the Gestapo, the criminal police, and the internal Security Service. Heydrich was one of the main authors of the Nazi "Final Solution" and Holocaust against the Jews. Often called the "Blond Beast," he was ruthless in his persecution. His car was attacked and bombed by Free Czech agents in Prague on May 27, 1942, and he died later of his wounds. This action brought down massive reprisals and executions by the Nazis. Heydrich was buried with military honors in the Invaliden Cemetery in Berlin, but his grave was destroyed by the Soviets after the war.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11953
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Reinhard Heydrich (7 Mar 1904–4 Jun 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11953, citing Invalidenfriedhof, Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .