Hermann Abs

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(central banker)
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BornHermann Josef Abs
October 15, 1901
DiedFebruary 5, 1994 (Age 92)

Hermann Josef Abs was a German central banker.

Career

Abs was a member of the board of directors of Deutsche Bank from 1938 to 1945. as well as of 44 other companies[1], including IG Farben. As the most powerful commercial banker of the Third Reich, he was, in the words of Adam LeBor, "the lynchpin of the continent wide plunder".[2] The Allies arrested him as a suspected war criminal on January 16, 1946, however British intervention got him freed after three months despite a detailed report that would be published later.[3]. After World War II (1957–1967) he was chairman of Deutsche Bank.

15 October 1901|5 February 1994| 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/195813 September 195815 September 1958Buxton
England
Bilderberg/196121 April 196123 April 1961Canada
Quebec
St-Castin
Bilderberg/196625 March 196627 March 1966Germany
Wiesbaden
Hotel Nassauer Hof


References

  1. Wistrich, Robert (April 27, 2016). Who's Who In Nazi Germany (third ed.). Routledge. pp. 1–2. ISBN 1138171557. |access-date= requires |url= (help)Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "Scribunto").
  2. LeBor, Adam (May 28, 2013). Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank that Runs the World. PublicAffairs. ISBN 161039254X. |access-date= requires |url= (help)Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "Scribunto").
  3. Wistrich, Robert (April 27, 2016). Who's Who In Nazi Germany (third ed.). Routledge. pp. 1–2. ISBN 1138171557. |access-date= requires |url= (help)Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "Scribunto").