Amon Göth, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Amon Göth

Nazi war criminal

Date of Birth: 11-Dec-1908

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 13-Sep-1946

Profession: military officer, mass murderer, torturer, concentration camp guard

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Amon Göth

  • "Göth" and "Goeth" redirect here; see Goeth (surname) for a discussion of this and related surnames.Amon Leopold Göth (pronounced ['gø?t]; alternative spelling Goeth; 11 December 1908 – 13 September 1946; audio ) was an Austrian SS functionary during the Nazi era and war criminal.
  • He served as the commandant of the Kraków-Plaszów concentration camp in Plaszów in German-occupied Poland for most of the camp's existence during World War II. Göth was tried after the war by the Supreme National Tribunal of Poland at Kraków and was found guilty of personally ordering the imprisonment, torture, and extermination of individuals and groups of people.
  • He was also convicted of homicide, the first such conviction at a war crimes trial, for "personally killing, maiming and torturing a substantial, albeit unidentified number of people."Göth was executed by hanging not far from the former site of the Plaszów camp.
  • The 1993 film Schindler's List, where Göth is portrayed by Ralph Fiennes, depicts his running of the Plaszów concentration camp.

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