Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel (SS)
Heinrich Luitpold Himmler
7 October 1900 (+) is born in München, Germany.
22 March 1933 (x) The first Konzentrationslager is inaugurated by Himmler with the arrival of about 200 prisoners from Stadelheim Prison in München and the Landsberg fortress in Dachau, Germany.
20 August 1937 (x) inaugurates the Konzentrationslager in Weimar, Germany.
26 November 1944 (x) orders the destruction of all crematoria in the concentration camps in Berlin, Germany.
23 May 1945 (-) commits suicide by cyanide poisoning in Lüneburg, Germany.