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Dietrich, Otto, 1897-1952

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Personal name headingDietrich, Otto, 1897-1952
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Other standard no.54942425
Birth date1897-08-31
Death date1952-11-22
Place of birthEssen (Germany)
Place of deathDüsseldorf (Germany)
Field of activityJournalism--Political aspects
AffiliationNationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Schutzstaffel
Profession or occupationPress secretaries
Found inHitler, 1955: t.p. (Otto Dietrich) p. vii, etc. (joined Hitler's entourage in 1931; journalist, native of Essen; Hitler's Reich press chief from 1933-45; d. Nov. 1952)
OCLC, May 7, 1998 (hdgs.: Dietrich, Otto, 1897-1952, Dietrich, Otto, 1897-; usage: Otto Dietrich)
Wikipedia, August 17, 2017 (Jacob Otto Dietrich (31 August 1897 - 22 November 1952) was an SS-Obergruppenführer, the Press Chief of Nazi Germany, and a confidant of Adolf Hitler. Dietrich was born in August 1897, in Essen. He studied at the universities of Munich, Frankfurt am Main and Freiburg, from which he graduated with a doctorate in political science in 1921. In 1949, he was tried at the subsequent Nuremberg Trials, where he was convicted of crimes against humanity and being a member of a criminal organization, namely the SS. He was sentenced to seven years' imprisonment and was released in 1950. At the age of 55 Dietrich died in November 1952 in Düsseldorf.)