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Baldur von Schirach
Joachim von Ribbentrop and Baldur von Schirach crop.jpg
Reichsjugendführer Hitlerjugend Allgemeine Flagge.svg
In office
Appointed by Adolf Hitler
Preceded by Post created
Succeeded by Arthur Axmann
Gauleiter of Vienna
In office
August 1940 – May 1945
Appointed by Adolf Hitler
Preceded by Josef Bürckel
Succeeded by None
Personal details
Born May 9, 1907
Berlin, then Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire
Died August 8, 1974
Kröv, Rhineland-Palatinate, Federal Republic of Germany
Political party National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP)
Spouse(s) Henriette von Shirach (née Hofmann) (m. 1932)
Children 4

Baldur Benedikt von Schirach (9 May 1907 – 8 August 1974) was a Nazi youth leader. He was later convicted of being a war criminal. Schirach was the head of the Hitler-Jugend (HJ, Hitler Youth), Gauleiter and Reichsstatthalter ("Reich Governor") of Vienna.