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Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
Born September 25, 1915(1915-09-25) (Ethel)
May 12, 1918(1918-05-12) (Julius)
New York City (both)
Died June 19, 1953(1953-06-19) (aged 37) Ethel
June 19, 1953(1953-06-19) (aged 35) Julius
Sing Sing Prison (both)
Charge(s) Conspiracy to commit espionage
Penalty Capital punishment
Status Executed
Occupation Actress, Singer, Secretary (Ethel), Electrical engineer (Julius)
Children Michael Meeropol, Robert Meeropol

Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg (September 25, 1915 – June 19, 1953) and Julius Rosenberg (May 12, 1918 – June 19, 1953) were American spies. They were convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage during a time of war. They were both executed. Their crime was related to giving information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union.