Fritz Sauckel

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Fritz Sauckel
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Reichsstatthalter of Thuringia
In office
1933–1945
Prime MinisterHimself
Willy Marschler
Preceded byNone
Succeeded byNone
Minister President of Thuringia
In office
1932–1933
Preceded byErwin Baum
Succeeded byWilly Marschler
Gauleiter of Thuringia
In office
1927–1945
LeaderAdolf Hitler
Preceded byArtur Dinter
Succeeded byNone
General Plenipotentiary for Labour Deployment
In office
21 March 1942 – May 1945
Preceded byNone
Succeeded byNone
Personal details
Born(1894-10-27)October 27, 1894
Haßfurt, then Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire
DiedOctober 16, 1946(1946-10-16) (aged 51)
Nuremberg, Germany
Political partyNational Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP)
Spouse(s)Elisabeth Wetzel (m. 1924)
Children10
ProfessionSailor, factory owner

Ernst Friedrich Christoph "Fritz" Sauckel (27 October 189416 October 1946) was a Nazi war criminal. He organized the systematic enslavement of millions from lands occupied by Nazi Germany. He was General Plenipotentiary for Labour Deployment from 1942 until the end of the war. He was tried and executed.

Sauckel was also honorary Obergruppenführer of the SA.