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HINRICH LOHSE (2 September 1896 – 25 February 1964) was a Nazi German politician and a convicted war criminal, best known for his rule of the Baltic states
Baltic states
during World War II
World War II
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CONTENTS

* 1 Early life * 2 Nazi Party
Nazi Party
career * 3 Occupation official in the Baltic states
Baltic states
* 4 Post-war trial and life * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links

EARLY LIFE

Hinrich Lohse
Hinrich Lohse
was born in the town of Mühlenbarbek in Province of Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein
. He was born into a small farming family. From 1903 to 1912 he attended the Volksschule in his hometown, and afterwards the higher trade school. In 1913 he worked as an employee at the Blohm "> General Commissioner of Latvia Otto-Heinrich Drechsler , Reich Commissar for the Ostland Hinrich Lohse, Reich Minister for the Occupied Eastern Territories Alfred Rosenberg
Alfred Rosenberg
and SA Officer Eberhard Medem in Dobele (1942).

POST-WAR TRIAL AND LIFE

On 6 May 1945, Lohse was unseated as High President of Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein
and shortly thereafter imprisoned by the British Army . Lohse was sentenced in 1948 to 10 years in prison, but was released in 1951 due to illness. Two inquiries were launched by German prosecutors against him; the grant of a High-Presidential pension which Lohse was fighting for was withdrawn under pressure from the Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein
Landtag
Landtag
. Lohse spent his twilight years in Mühlenbarbek where he died.

SEE ALSO

* New Order (Nazism)
New Order (Nazism)
* Nazism
Nazism
and race * German occupation of the Baltic states
Baltic states
during World War II
World War II
* German occupation of Latvia during World War II
World War II
* Forced labour under German rule during World War II
World War II

REFERENCES

* ^ Eichholtz, Dietrich. ""Generalplan Ost" zur Versklavung osteuropäischer Völker". UTOPIEkreativ (in German). Berlin: Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung (167 - September 2004). * ^ Angrick, Andrej; Klein, Peter (2012). The \'Final Solution\' in Riga: Exploitation and Annihilation, 1941-1944. Translation from German by Ray Brandon. Berghahn Books. p. 147n44. ISBN 978-0857456014 . * ^ Wistrich, Robert (1995). Who's Who in Nazi Germany.

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