Gerda Christian

Gerda Christian

Birth
Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Death 14 Apr 1997 (aged 83)
Düsseldorf, Stadtkreis Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 81423971 · View Source
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Gerda Christian,was one of Adolf Hitler's private secretaries from 1937 and was with Hitler untill the end of his life in the bunker.
Born Gerda Daranowski and nicknamed 'Dara'liked working for Hitler and being part of the Third Reich's inner circle.Often had meals with Hitler and liked his manner and conversation.
Christian was engaged to Hitler's driver Erich Kempka,but later married Luftwaffe Officer Eckhard Christian.
Gerda was very loyal to Hitler and stayed in the Fuhrer Bunker untill 1st May 1945. Gerda Christian and a group of staff from the bunker were captured by the Soviets.
Gerda divorced Eckhard Christian in 1946 - the reason being he did not stay behind in the bunker untill after Hitler had died.
Cause of Death:Cancer (Died 1997 age 83).


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  • Created by: Paul Monaghan
  • Added: 2 Dec 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 81423971
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gerda Christian (13 Dec 1913–14 Apr 1997), Find a Grave Memorial no. 81423971, ; Maintained by Paul Monaghan (contributor 47155457) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.