- Category : 1897-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (7,10,13,34)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 2
German major, engineer and Nazi Party member who during World War II used his position as a staff officer in the German Army to employ and protect some 1,240 Jews — 500 men, the others women and children, in order to give them a better chance to survive the nearly total annihilation of Lithuania’s Jews that took place between 1941 and 1944.
He died on 19 June 1957, aged 59, in Darmstadt.