Herschel Grynszpan

Herschel Grynszpan

Political Assassin
Born Mar 28, 1921
Age 94
Hometown Hanover

Herschel Feibel Grynszpan was a German-born Jewish refugee of Polish parents, and convicted political assassin. Grynszpan's assassination of the German diplomat Ernst vom Rath on November 7, 1938 in Paris (in revenge for the expulsion of his family), provided the Nazis with a convenient pretext for the Kristallnacht, the antisemitic pogrom of November 9–10, 1938. Grynszpan was seized by the Gestapo after the German invasion of France and brought to Germany.… Read More

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