Andreas Bolek, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Andreas Bolek

Austrian politician

Date of Birth: 03-May-1894

Place of Birth: Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 01-Jan-1945

Profession: judge, politician

Nationality: Austria, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Andreas Bolek

  • Andreas Bolek (3 May 1894 in Weinbergen near Lemberg – 5 May 1945 in Magdeburg) was an Austrian politician and a leader in the Nazi Party (NSDAP).In 1914 he went as an Austrian volunteer in the First World War.
  • In 1919 he returned to Linz, where he married and later had four daughters.
  • In 1923 he took a job at the Linz "Electricity and Streetcar Company (ESG).
  • In the same year he also joined the Nazi party, and as a former combat officer he could soon be promoted to a local SA leader. After the Austrian National Socialists in 1926 mainly assumed the leadership of Adolf Hitler, Bolek was designated as the Deputy "Gauleiter" of Upper Austria.
  • When Alfred Proksch, the Gauleiter, was appointed in 1927 as Deputy Country Director, Bolek was promoted to the top of the regional administration.
  • In 1932 he was Chairman of NS Group, the Council of the City of Linz, but in the following year, the Nazi party was banned by the Austrian government.
  • Bolek set off across the German border and began working out of Munich and Passau.
  • While Bolek first resided in Hacklberg at the Danube, he also agitated masses along the Inn River.In the same year he was naturalized in the German Reich.
  • In March 1936 he became a Reichstag representative for the constituency of Hessen.
  • A year later he joined the SS and was a SS-Brigade leader.
  • On 1 December 1937 he was entrusted with the management of the body of the police chief of Magdeburg, a position which from 7 November 1938 fully occupied.
  • He has been appointed yet to SS leaders in the SD main office and in 1939 he became an honorary member of the People's Court for a period of 5 years.
  • In 1942 he was appointed to a SS-group leader with high honors from the Nazis. In April 1945, the Allies occupied Magdeburg on the western banks of the Elbe on 5 May 1945, Soviet troops invaded in Magdeburg on the eastern bank of the Elbe, whereupon Andreas Bolek was shot.

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