Baldur von Schirach

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Baldur von Schirach
Joachim von Ribbentrop and Baldur von Schirach crop.jpg
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In office
1931–1940
Appointed byAdolf Hitler
Preceded byPost created
Succeeded byArthur Axmann
Gauleiter of Vienna
In office
August 1940 – May 1945
Appointed byAdolf Hitler
Preceded byJosef Bürckel
Succeeded byNone
Personal details
BornMay 9, 1907
Berlin, then Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
DiedAugust 8, 1974
Kröv, Rhineland-Palatinate, Federal Republic of Germany
Political partyNational Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP)
Spouse(s)Henriette von Shirach (née Hofmann) (m. 1932)
Children4

Baldur Benedikt von Schirach (9 May 1907 – 8 August 1974) was a Nazi youth leader. He was later convicted of being a war criminal. Schirach was the head of the Hitler-Jugend (HJ, Hitler Youth), Gauleiter and Reichsstatthalter ("Reich Governor") of Vienna.