1934 in Germany
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List of years in Germany
Events in the year 1934 in Germany.
Head of State
- Paul von Hindenburg (President) (Non-partisan) to 2 August, then Adolf Hitler (the Führer) (Nazi Party)
- 1 January — Germany passes the "Law for the Prevention of Hereditarily Diseased Offspring".
- 10 January — Marinus van der Lubbe is executed in Germany.
- 26 January — The 10 year German-Polish Non-Aggression Pact is signed by Germany and the Second Polish Republic.
- 20 March — All the police forces in Germany come under the command of Heinrich Himmler.
- 29 May - 31 May — The Confessional Synod of the German Evangelical Church meets in Barmen, Germany to write the Barmen Declaration.
- 30 June —
- 10 July — German Social Democrat and author Erich Mühsam is killed in Oranienburg concentration camp.
- 2 August — President Paul von Hindenburg dies and Adolf Hitler declares himself Führer of Germany, becoming head of state as well as Chancellor.
- 19 August — German voters retroactively endorse Hitler's assumption of the powers of head of state in a referendum, with 89.9% in favor; Hitler effectively becomes the absolute dictator of Germany.
- 5–10 September — The 6th Nazi Party Congress is held in Nuremberg, attended by about 700,000 Nazi Party supporters and the Leni Riefenstahl film Triumph des Willens is made at this rally.
- January 1 - Hans Huber, German boxer
- January 4 - Hellmuth Karasek, German journalist, literary critic, novelist and author (died 2015)
- March 20 - Peter Berling, German actor (died 2017)
- March 27 - Jutta Limbach, German politician and jurist (died 2016)
- March 27 - Peter Schamoni, German film director (died 2011)
- April 1 Elmar Faber, German book publisher (died 2017)
- April 5 - Roman Herzog, German politician (died 2017)
- April 27 - Jürgen Kühling, German judge
- May 27 - Uwe Friedrichsen, German actor (died 2016)
- Jun 7 - Princess Felicitas of Prussia (died 2009)
- July 3 - Klaus von Beyme, German political scientist
- July 3 - Berthold Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, German general
- July 10 - Alfred Biolek, German teleivison presenter
- July 17 - Rainer Kirsch, German journalist and writer (died 2015)
- July 20 - Uwe Johnson, German writer (died 1984)
- July 29 — Albert Speer, Jr., German architect (died 2017)
- August 29 - Horst Szymaniak, German football player (died 2009)
- September 5 - Paul Josef Cordes, German cardinal
- September 16 - Hans A. Engelhard, German jurist and politician (died 2008)
- September 24 -Manfred Wörner, German politician (died 1994)
- October 7 — Ulrike Meinhof, German terrorist (died 1976)
- November 15 - Martin Bangemann, German politician
- November 24 - Wolfgang Rademann, German television producer and journalist (died 2016)
- November 30 - Albert, Margrave of Meissen, German nobleman (died 2012)
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- 1 January — Jakob Wassermann, Jewish-German novelist (born 1873)
- 21 January - Paul Troost, German architect (born 1878)
- 29 January - Fritz Haber, German chemist (born 1868)
- 7 April - Karl von Einem, Prussian Minister of War (born 1853)
- 30 June (assassinations associated with The Night of the Long Knives):
- Gregor Strasser, German Imperial soldier and early Nazi (born 1892)
- Kurt von Schleicher, German Imperial general, politician and former Chancellor of Germany (born 1882)
- Gustav Ritter von Kahr, German politician (born 1862)
- Erich Klausener, German Catholic politician (born 1885)
- Herbert von Bose, German politician (born 1893)
- Edmund Heines, Nazi paramilitary (born 1897)
- Ferdinand von Bredow, German Generalmajor, former head of the Abwehr (born 1884)
- Fritz Gerlich, German journalist and historian (born 1883)
- Peter von Heydebreck, German Imperial Army officer and Nazi paramilitary (born 1889)
- Karl Ernst, Nazi paramilitary (born 1904)
- July - Karl-Günther Heimsoth, German physician and polygraph (born 1899)
- 1 July - Edgar Julius Jung
- 2 July - Ernst Röhm, German Imperial Army officer and Nazi paramilitary (born 1887)
- 10 July - Erich Mühsam, German poet and playwright (born 1878)
- 2 August — Paul von Hindenburg, German general and politician (born 1847)
- 20 October — Hans Böhning, World War I German flying ace (born 1893)
- 12 November - Walther Bensemann, German pioneer of football and founder of the country's major sports publication, Kicker.(born 1873)
- 16 November - Carl von Linde, German engineer and scientist (born 1842)
- 17 November - Joachim Ringelnatz, German writer (born 1883)
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