Amon Göth

1908 - 1946

Amon Göth

Amon Leopold Göth (pronounced [ˈɡøːt]; alternative spelling Goeth; 11 December 1908 – 13 September 1946; audio ) was an Austrian SS functionary and war criminal. He served as the commandant of the Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp in Płaszów in German-occupied Poland for most of the camp's existence during World War II. Göth was tried after the war by the Supreme National Tribunal of Poland at Kraków and was found guilty of personally ordering the imprisonment, torture, and extermination of individuals and groups of people. He was also convicted of homicide, the first such conviction at a war crimes trial, for "personally killing, maiming and torturing a substantial, albeit unidentified number of people."Göth was executed by hanging not far from the former site of the Płaszów camp. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amon Göth has received more than 3,312,915 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 25th most popular extremist.

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Among extremists, Amon Göth ranks 25 out of 182Before him are Ted Kaczynski, Carlos the Jackal, Zodiac Killer, Cleon, Jim Jones, and John Wayne Gacy. After him are Charles Ponzi, Peter Kürten, Mehmet Ali Ağca, Luis Carrero Blanco, George Stinney, and Ayman al-Zawahiri.

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Among people born in 1908, Amon Göth ranks 28Before him are Mika Waltari, Hannes Alfvén, Ilya Frank, Franz Stangl, Balthus, and Manoel de Oliveira. After him are David Oistrakh, David Lean, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Nelson Rockefeller, John Kenneth Galbraith, and William Saroyan. Among people deceased in 1946, Amon Göth ranks 32Before him are Paul Langevin, László Moholy-Nagy, Felix Hoffmann, Karl Hermann Frank, Andrey Vlasov, and Kurt Daluege. After him are Gilbert N. Lewis, Wilhelm Marx, Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Milan Nedić, Tomoyuki Yamashita, and Empress Wanrong.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Amon Göth ranks 136 out of 799Before him are Milutin Milanković (1879), Franz Stangl (1908), Josef Strauss (1827), Ernest, Duke of Austria (1377), Josef Stefan (1835), and Walther von der Vogelweide (1170). After him are Hermann Broch (1886), Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria (1883), Michael Haydn (1737), Ernst Happel (1925), Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria (1529), and Fritz Kreisler (1875).

Among EXTREMISTS In Austria

Among extremists born in Austria, Amon Göth ranks 1After him are Hermine Braunsteiner (1919), Jack Unterweger (1951), and Jan-Carl Raspe (1944).

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