Hans Ulrich Klintzsch

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Hans Ulrich Klintzsch (4 November 1898 in Lübbenau - 17. August 1959) was an ex-naval lieutenant from the Erhardt Brigade who served as leader of the Oberste SA-Führer from 1921 until 11 May 1923, when he returned to his former unit and ceded control to Hermann Göring. After his career as SA-leader, he went back to the Luftwaffe. He died 17. August 1959 during the marriage of his son Fridthjof.

He sent Franz Jaenicke to Berlin to found the Nazi Party.


  • Gabriele Krüger: Die Brigade Ehrhardt. Leibniz-Verlag, 1971 (German)
  • Albrecht Tyrell: Führer befiehl. Droste, 1969 (German)
  • Albrecht Tyrell: Vom Trommler zum Führer. Fink, 1975 (German)
Political offices
Preceded by
Emil Maurice
Leader of the SA
Succeeded by
Hermann Göring