Franz Riedweg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Franz Riedweg

Swiss SS officer

Date of Birth: 10-Apr-1907

Place of Birth: Lucerne, Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland

Date of Death: 22-Jan-2005

Profession: physician

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Franz Riedweg

  • Franz Riedweg (10 April 1907 in Lucerne – 22 January 2005 in Munich) was a Swiss far right Activist in the National Front (Switzerland) who, during World War II, served in the Waffen-SS as well as becoming a close associate of Heinrich Himmler.
  • Riedweg himself spent most of the war in Germany.
  • In December 1947, Riedweg was sentenced in absentia by the Swiss Federal Criminal Court to 16 years in prison for treason.

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