Hermann Abs

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

[[|x22px|link=Chairman of Deutsche Bank]] Chairman of Deutsche Bank

In office
1957 - 1967

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.

 

Events Participated in

EventLocation(s)
Bilderberg/1958Buxton
England
Bilderberg/1961Canada
Quebec
St-Castin
Bilderberg/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)

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  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)

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  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)

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