|Rieger in 2007|
|Deputy chairman of the NPD|
|Born||11 May 1946
|Died||29 October 2009
|Political party||National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD)|
Jürgen Rieger (11 May 1946, Blexen, Lower Saxony – 29 October 2009) was a Hamburg lawyer, avowed anti-semite, and deputy chairman of the National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD) (as of October 2009), known for his Holocaust denial. Rieger represented Arpad Wigand former SS Police Leader of the Warsaw district in Occupied Poland, in his trial for war crimes in Hamburg District Court. Wigand was subsequently found guilty in December 1981, and sentenced to 12.5 years.
Rieger joined the NPD in 2006, and became Hamburg chairman in 2007. He worked in Artgemeinschaft Germanische Glaubens-Gemeinschaft over many years. In the 1990s he was active in the now-suppressed far-right Wiking-Jugend and Faschistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei.
He was an important figure for the NPD, because of his several party donations, the total amount was €500,000.
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