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Julius Schaub

Politician from Germany

Julius Schaub (August 20, 1898 – December 27, 1967) was the chief aide and adjutant of German dictator Adolf Hitler until the end of World War II. Schaub later died in Munich in 1967. Schaub was born in Munich in Bavaria. On January 1, 1925 hired privately by Hitler as a personal assistant, Schaub was one of Hitler's personal adjutants until 1945 and in constant close contact with Hitler. The good relationship with his boss appeared among others in the participation of Hitler as a witness at Schaub second wedding. He was identified as "Hitler's personal Adjutant" in the 1934 film, Triumph of the Will. In the aftermath of the July 20 Plot to kill Hitler in 1944, Hitler had a badge struck to honor all those injured or killed in the blast. Hitler's aides later said that Schaub, who was in a building some distance from the explosion, falsely tried to claim he was injured so as to be able to wear the badge. Near the end of the war, on April 23, 1945, Hitler ordered Schaub to burn all his personal belongings and papers from the Reichskanzlei (Reich Chancellery) and the Führerbunker ("Führer's shelter") in the garden of the Reichskanzlei. Schaub then flew to Munich and did the same in  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1898-08-20
Place of birth
Munich
Nationality
Germany

Political career

Party From To
Nazi Party

Death

Date of death
1967-12-27
Place of death
Munich

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