Heinrich Müller (Gestapo)

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Heinrich Müller
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Director of the Gestapo
In office
27 September 1939 – 1 May 1945
Appointed byHeinrich Himmler
Preceded byReinhard Heydrich
Succeeded bynone (Office abolished)
Personal details
Born(1900-04-28)28 April 1900
Munich, Bavaria
German Empire
DiedMay 1945 (aged 45)
Berlin (assumed)
Civilian awardsGolden Party Badge
Military service
Nickname(s)"Gestapo Müller"
Allegiance German Empire
 Nazi Germany
ServiceGerman Army 1917–18
Munich Police 1919–33
Gestapo 1933–45
Years of service1917–18 (military)
1933–45 (SS)
RankSS-Gruppenführer
Battles/warsFirst World War
Military awardsKnights Cross of the War Merit Cross with Swords
Iron Cross 1st Class with 1939 Clasp
Bavarian Military Merit Cross 2nd Class with Swords
Honour Cross of the World War 1914/1918

Heinrich Müller was a high-ranking German Schutzstaffel (SS) and police official during the Nazi era.

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