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Horst Wessel

Horst WesselAKA Horst Ludwig Georg Erich Wessel

Born: 9-Oct-1907
Birthplace: Bielefeld, Westphalia, Germany
Died: 23-Feb-1930
Location of death: Berlin, Germany [1]
Cause of death: Murder [2]
Remains: Buried, St. Nikolai Friedhof, Berlin, Germany

Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist, Victim

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Nazi martyr

[1] Friedrichshain hospital, Berlin, Germany

[2] Blood poisoning caused by gunshot wound.

Father: Wilhelm Ludwig Georg Wessel (b. 15-Jul-1879, d. 9-May-1922)
Mother: Bertha Luise Margarete Richter
Sister: Ingeborg Paula Margarethe (b. 19-May-1909)
Brother: Werner Georg Erich Ludwig (b. 22-Aug-1910)
Engagement: Erna Jaenichen (prostitute)

    University: Friedrich William University, Berlin, Germany (1926-28)
    Law School:
University of Vienna

    National Socialist German Workers Party 7-Dec-1926
    Shot Berlin, Germany (14-Jan-1930), in the face

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