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".
1934 – The Night of the Long Knives, Adolf Hitler’s violent purge of his political rivals in Germany, takes place. (Ernst Rohm, German staff member, executed at 46 / Gustav Ritter von Kahr, Prime Minister of Bavaria, Erich Klausener, Catholic politician, Gregor Strasser German pharmacist/NSDAP-leader, Kurt von Schleiger German chancellor…. )
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…
Gustav Ritter von Kahr
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