Wilhelm Frick

German Nazi official (1877-1946)

Wilhelm Frick (12 March 1877 in Alsenz - 16 October 1946 in Nuremberg) was a well-known Nazi official. Between 1933 and 1943, he was a minister of the Third Reich) After the end of World War II, he was executed for war crimes. He replaced Reinhard Heydrich in 1942 in the Gestapo after Heydrich’s assassination. He was executed in 1946 at Nuremberg .

Wilhelm Frick
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Frick at the Nuremberg Trials in 1946
Reichsminister of the Interior
In office
30 January 1933 – 20 August 1943
PresidentPaul von Hindenburg
(1933–1934)
Adolf Hitler
(1934–1943; as Führer)
ChancellorAdolf Hitler
Preceded byFranz Bracht
Succeeded byHeinrich Himmler
Protector of Bohemia and Moravia
In office
24 August 1943 – 8 May 1945
Appointed byAdolf Hitler
Preceded byKonstantin von Neurath (de jure)
Kurt Daluege (de facto)
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Personal details
Born(1877-03-12)12 March 1877
Alsenz, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire
Died16 October 1946(1946-10-16) (aged 69)
Nuremberg, Bavaria, Allied-occupied Germany
NationalityGerman
Political partyNazi Party
Spouse(s)
  • Elisabetha Emilie Nagel
    (m. 1910; div. 1934)
  • Margarete Schultze-Naumburg (m. 1934)
Children5
Alma mater
OccupationAttorney

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