Hermann Göring

Hermann Wilhelm Göring (or Goering;[a] German: [ˈɡøːʁɪŋ] ( listen); 12 Januar 1893 – 15 October 1946), wis a German politeecian, militar leader, an leadin member o the Nazi Pairty (NSDAP). A veteran o Warld War I as an ace fechter pilot, he wis a recipient o the covetit Pour le Mérite, kent as the "Blue Max" an aw. He wis the last commander o Jagdgeschwader 1, the fechter wing ance led bi Manfred von Richthofen, the "Red Baron".

Hermann Göring
Preses o the Reichstag
In office
30 August 1932 – 23 Apryle 1945
Precedit biPaul Löbe
Succeedit binane; poseetion abolished
Meenister Preses o
the Free State o Prussia
In office
10 Aprile 1933[1] – 23 Apryle 1945
Precedit biFranz von Papen
Succeedit binone; Prussia abolished
Acting Reichsstatthalter of Prussia
In office
30 Januar 1935 – 23 Apryle 1945
Prime MeenisterHimsel
Precedit biAdolf Hitler
Succeedit binane; Proushie abolished
Reichsminister o Economics
In office
26 November 1937 – 15 Januar 1938
ChancellorAdolf Hitler
Precedit binone
Succeedit biWalther Funk
Reichsminister o Aviation
In office
27 Aprile 1933 – 23 Aprile 1945
ChancellorAdolf Hitler
Precedit binone
Succeedit biRobert Ritter von Greim
Reichsminister o Forestry
In office
Julie 1934 – 23 Apryle 1945
ChancellorAdolf Hitler
Precedit binane
Succeedit binane
Personal details
BornHermann Wilhelm Göring
12 Januar 1893(1893-01-12)[2]
Rosenheim, Kinrick o Bavarie, German Empire
Dee'd15 October 1946(1946-10-15) (aged 53)[3]
Nuremberg, Germany
Suicide bi pushion
Poleetical pairty
BairnsEdda Göring
  • Aviator
  • Politeecian
Militar service
Years o service
  • 1912–1918
  • 1923–1945
CommandsLuftwaffe (1935–45)
  • Warld War I
  • Warld War II

Notes eedit

  1. Göring is the German spellin, but the name is commonly transleeteratit Goering in Inglis an ither languages, uisin ‹oe› tae replace the umlaut in ‹ö›.

References eedit

  1. Manvell 2011, p. 110.
  2. Manvell 2011, p. 21.
  3. Kershaw 2008, p. 964.

Soorces eedit

  • Kershaw, Ian (2008). Hitler: A Biography. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN 978-0-393-06757-6.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Manvell, Roger; Fraenkel, Heinrich (2011) [1962]. Goering: The Rise and Fall of the Notorious Nazi Leader. London: Skyhorse. ISBN 978-1-61608-109-6.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)