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Gustav Adolf Steengracht von Moyland
German politician

Gustav Adolf Steengracht von Moyland

Gustav Adolf Steengracht von Moyland
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Intro German politician
Was Politician Diplomat Jurist
From Germany
Field Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 15 November 1902, Moyland Castle, Germany
Death 7 July 1969, Moyland Castle, Germany (aged 66 years)
Star sign Scorpio
Politics Nazi Party
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Biography

Gustav Adolf Steengracht von Moyland (15 November 1902 – 7 July 1969) was a German diplomat and politician of Dutch descent, who served as Nazi Germany's Secretary of State at the Foreign Office from 1943 to 1945.

Early life

He was born near Kleve, the son of Nicolaas Adriaan Steengracht van Moyland, a Dutch nobleman who received the title of Baron in 1888. Shortly after his birth, Moyland was made a naturalized citizen of Prussia and the German Empire in 1902.

Third Reich

He studied to become a lawyer. In 1935 Moyland became an assistant to Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi Germany's foreign minister.

War crimes

After the war he was arrested as a war criminal. In 1949 he was tried by the Americans at Nuremberg. However, in January 1950 he was given amnesty and was freed from Landsberg Prison.

He spent the remainder of his life at his family castle, Schloss Moyland.

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https://d-nb.info/gnd/125943954
http://isni.org/isni/0000000015159402
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2017114783
https://viaf.org/viaf/77292705
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/77292705
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