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Julius Streicher

Streicher, Julius (yōˈlyŏs shtrĪˈkhər) [key], 1885–1946, German National Socialist (Nazi) leader. An early party member, originally a schoolteacher, he aired his sadistic and anti-Semitic mania in his periodical, Der Stürmer. Streicher was also the host of the yearly Nazi party congresses at Nuremberg and, after 1933, was gauleiter (district leader) of Franconia. He was convicted at the Nuremberg war crimes trial and was hanged.

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