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Thomsen, Hans; 1891-?   (view)   (view in production)

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"Hans Thomsen (14 September 1891 – 31 October 1968) was a German diplomat for the Third Reich. He served as Chargé d'Affaires at the Embassy of Germany in Washington, representing the German government from November 1938 (after the recall of ambassador Hans-Heinrich Dieckhoff) to December 11, 1941 (termination of relations after declaration of war). In 1943 he replaced Victor zu Wied (the brother of William, Prince of Albania) at the German delegation in Stockholm, Sweden, remaining there to the end of the war. During late April of 1943, he may have been involved in abortive peace negotiations with Alexandra Kollontai, his Soviet counterpart in Stockholm. Thomsen was interrogated prior to the Nuremberg tribunals but was not charged with any crime. In the early 1950s he served as head of the Hamburg chapter of the Red Cross." (from Wikipedia)


Lifespan: 1891-?
Clippings: 1936-1966
German National Library: http://d-nb.info/gnd/124864201
Wikidata: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q214439
DBpedia: http://dbpedia.org/resource/Hans_Thomsen
VIAF: http://viaf.org/viaf/47705671

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