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Telschow, Otto; 1876-1945   (view)

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Otto Telschow (27 February 1876, Wittenberge, Brandenburg – 31 May 1945), a German Nazi Party official, was born in Wittenberge and became a police official in Hamburg. Telschow joined the German Social Party in 1905. In 1925 he joined the Nazi Party, and was the founder of the regional Nazi newspaper, the Niedersachsen-Stürmer. In October 1928, Telschow was appointed Gauleiter (regional party leader) of the Nazi party's regional subsection Gau Eastern Hanover, a post he retained until the end of World War II. Telschow gained more influence after 1935, when the Nazi-party Gaue usurped the functions of the streamlined German states. In 1930 he was elected to the Reichstag for the Ost-Hannover electoral district, and remained a member until 1945. He was taken prisoner by the British Army at Lüneburg and committed suicide in prison by slashing his wrists. (from Wikipedia)


Lifespan: 1876-1945
Clippings: 1934-1941
German National Library: http://d-nb.info/gnd/117255092
Wikidata: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q85644
DBpedia: http://dbpedia.org/resource/Otto_Telschow
VIAF: http://viaf.org/viaf/20452732

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