Karl Brandt, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Karl Brandt

German Nazi SS officer and physician, executed for war crimes and crimes against humanity

Date of Birth: 08-Jan-1904

Place of Birth: Mulhouse, Grand Est, France

Date of Death: 02-Jun-1948

Profession: politician, surgeon

Nationality: Germany

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Karl Brandt

  • Karl Brandt (8 January 1904 – 2 June 1948) was a German physician and Schutzstaffel (SS) officer in Nazi Germany.
  • Trained in surgery, Brandt joined the Nazi Party in 1932 and became Adolf Hitler's escort doctor in August 1934.
  • A member of Hitler's inner circle at the Berghof, he was selected by Philipp Bouhler, the head of Hitler's Chancellery, to administer the Aktion T4 euthanasia program.
  • Brandt was later appointed the Reich Commissioner of Sanitation and Health (Bevollmächtigter fĂĽr das Sanitäts- und Gesundheitswesen).
  • Accused of involvement in human experimentation and other war crimes, Brandt was indicted in late 1946 and faced trial before a U.S.
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  • He was convicted, sentenced to death, and later hanged on 2 June 1948.

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