- Julius Lippert (politician)
Switzerland, he became an extreme anti-Semite in his youth after reading the anti-Semitic philosophers Joseph Arthur Comte de Gobineauand Houston Stewart Chamberlain. He joined the German military and fought in World War I, twice being wounded, and ended the war as a 2nd Lieutenant.
In 1922, Lippert participated in the assassination of Foreign Minister
Walther von Rathenau, and he eventually joined the NSDAP(the Nazi party). He became prominent in the NSDAP due to his rabid anti-Semitism and connection with Joseph Goebbels. In 1933, he was appointed the State Commissioner of Berlin, purged the Berlingovernment of opposition, and was responsible for much of the early persecution of Jews in Berlin. He was also the head of propagandain southeastern Germany.
In 1936, Lippert supervised the Olympics and tried to make a good impression on the tourists. However, his power struggles with more powerful politicians would lead to his downfall. By 1937, Goebbels came to detest Lippert for his behavior. Finally, in 1940, Lippert argued with
Albert Speerover the organization of Berlin, leading to his dismissal on the orders of Adolf Hitler, who had become increasingly hostile to him, writing in a journal entry, “Lippert is an incompetent, an idiot, a failure, a zero.”
He then joined the
Wehrmachtand was transferred to Belgiumwhere he became the commandant of Arlonin 1940. Lippert’s primary role in the war, however, was organizing radio propagandain Belgrade.
After the war, he was extradited to Belgium in January 1946 for trial. He was sentenced to six years’ hard labor on
29 June 1951, for involvement in war crimes. Although the sentence was increased to eight years in early 1952, he was released on 15 April 1952, since by this time most of his time had been served in Belgian captivity. He was subsequently classified as a Nazi activist by a de-Nazificationcourt. He lectured at universities until his death on 30 June 1956, in Bad Schwalbach.
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