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Name  Kurt Schrimm

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Kurt Schrimm (born June 29, 1949 in Stuttgart) is a German prosecutor and since September 2000 he headed the Central Office of the State Justice Administrations for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes in Ludwigsburg.


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Schrimm joined after studying law on 1 August 1979 in the higher judicial service of the State of Baden-Württemberg. He was a Gerichtsassessor at the Landgericht and the Stuttgart public prosecutor operates since 1982 as a prosecutor. 1986, the task of the public prosecutor for investigation of murder in connection with Nazi crimes of violence for the entire Oberlandesgericht Stuttgart was given to him. He was investigating the 1987 detainees and 1992 to life imprisonment sentenced oberscharführer Josef Schwammberger and 1988 also against the international media as the "butcher of Genoa" designated Friedrich Engel 1998th Schrimm was appointed attorney General and had by the end of September 2000 to the end of September 2015 for the successor Willi Dressen provide leadership of the Central office of the State Justice administration for the Investigation of national socialist crimes in Ludwigsburg. Schrimms successor in October 2015 Jens Rommel. On April 6, 2013 Schrimm was as head of the Central Office announced that its authority preliminary investigations against 50 former overseer of | will initiate extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. The accusation loud on accessory to murder. He considered it since the judgment against John Demjanjuk, the security guard at the Sobibor was, for promising to KZ- overseer to litigate. This also applies to the case when no testimony for a direct complicity available würden.


2016 Schremm was awarded the Order of Merit of Baden-Württemberg.

Personal life

Kurt Schrimm is married and has two children.


  • Annette Weinke: A company is investigating itself, the history of the Central Office Ludwigsburg 1958-2008. (Research Centre Ludwigsburg; 13), Scientific book company, Darmstadt 2008, ISBN 978-3-534-21950-6
  • Justice Minister Goll congratulates Kurt Schrimm to ten-year tenure as head of the Central Office for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes , Ministry of Justice of Baden-Württemberg, 24. September 2010 (with CV)
  • justice. Portrait: Nazi hunter Kurt Schrimm , in Hamburger Morgenpost, May 12, 2009
  • War crimes. Grounded for Nazi elders , in Focus, 14. May 2009
  • Nazi workup. Nazi hunter with the past . In: a day November 28, 2008
  • References

    Kurt Schrimm Wikipedia