Gustav Ritter von Kahr (November 29, 1862 – June 30, 1934) was a German right-wing conservative politician, active in the state of Bavaria. He was instrumental in the failure of Adolf Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch in 1923, and was subsequently put to death more than ten years later in the Night of the Long Knives.
November 9, 1923, Adolf Hitler and his supporters attempted coup in Munich. The events began in the huge indoor beer hall - Munich "Byurgerbraukeller" where the performance of the Bavarian Government member of Gustav von Kahr and gathered local higher ranks. Therefore, this revolt has become known as the "Beer Hall Putsch".
Gustav Ritter von Kahr
The Night of the Long Knives, sometimes called Operation Hummingbird was a purge that took place in Nazi Germany from June 30 to July 2, 1934, when the Nazi regime carried out a series of political murders. Leading figures of the left-wing Strasserist faction of the Nazi Party, along with its figurehead, Gregor Strasser, were murdered, as were prominent conservative anti-Nazis (such as former Chancellor Kurt von Schleicher and Gustav Ritter von Kahr, who had suppressed Hitler's Beer Hall…
What if the Allies had been defeated at Normandy? What if the German airborne had kept its wings after the capture of Crete? How would Britain have stood up in the face of tyranny after the fall of Fr
Third Reich's List of Unwanted Persons Gregor Strasser (31 May 1892 – 30 June 1934) was a German politician and founder of the Nazi Party. He became a rival to Adolf Hitler, left the Party in late 1932, and was murdered in 1934, during the "Night of the Long Knives". Gregor Strasser was taken to Gestapo headquarters in Berlin, shot in the back and mortally wounded.
A map of Germany during the time of the play.
Rosa Luxemburg (also Rozalia Luxenburg; Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871 – 15 January 1919) was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist of Polish Jewish descent who became a naturalized German citizen. She was successively a member of the Social Democracy of the Kingdom of Poland and Lithuania (SDKPiL), the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), the Independent Social Democratic Party (USPD), and the Communist Party of Germany (KPD).