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Ley, Robert

Date of birth:
February 15th, 1890 (Niederbreidenbach, German Empire)
Date of death:
October 25th, 1945 (Nuremberg, Germany)
Nationality:
German (1933-1945, Third Reich)

Biography

June 10 - December 9, 1932: Reich Inspector II.
December 9, 1932 - May 8, 1945: Stabschef Reichsorganisationsamt, later
Reich Organisationsleiter.
May 10, 1933 - May 8, 1945: Leader of the Deutsche Arbeitsfront (DAF).
June 2, 1933 - May 8, 1945: Reichsleiter.
November 15, 1940 - May 8, 1945: Reich Commissioner for the construction of social housing.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Kriegsfreiwilliger
Awarded on:
1914
Eisernes Kreuz 2.Klasse (1914)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leiter der Deutsche Arbeitsfront
Awarded on:
1941
Kriegsverdienstkreuz 1.Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leiter der Deutsche Arbeitsfront
Awarded on:
1942
Goldenes Ehrenzeichen der NSDAP
Medaille zur Erinnerung an den 1. Oktober 1938
Deutsches Reiterabzeichen

Sources

  • Photo 1: Wikimedia Commons
  • - Smelser, R., Robert Ley: Hitler's Labor Front Leader (1989)
    - Czeike, F., Historisches Lexikon Wien