Death of Hans F.K. Günther, Nazi Eugenicist Hot

Death of Hans F.K. Günther, Nazi Eugenicist

Hans Friedrich Karl Günther
Source: Wikipedia

Hans Friedrich Karl Günther (Hans F. K. Günther) dies at the age of 77. An important eugenicist during the Weimar Republic as well as the Third Reich, he had considerable influence over the development of Nazi racial theories.

During the Third Reich the Nazis gave Günther several important honors, including "Pride of the NSDAP" for his research into race and racial problems.

After World War II, Hans F. K. Günther is put on trial but not convicted: while he certainly played a role in the development of the Nazi's ideas, there is no evidence that he personally committed any crimes against anyone.

Nevertheless, the destruction of the Nazi system never caused Günther to reconsider any of his positions. He even denied that the Holocaust really happened.

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