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  1. Klaus Barbie - Wikipedia

    WebNikolaus "Klaus" Barbie (25 October 1913 – 25 September 1991) was a German operative of the SS and SD who worked in Vichy France during World War II. He became known as the " Butcher of Lyon " for having personally tortured prisoners—primarily Jews and members of the French Resistance —as the head of the Gestapo in Lyon .

  2. Klaus Barbie: The Butcher of Lyon - Holocaust Encyclopedia

    WebNikolaus "Klaus" Barbie was the chief of the Gestapo in Lyon, France, a vital center of the French Resistance, during World War II. He was responsible for the execution or murder of over 4,000 individuals and for the deportation of 7,500 Jews, the majority of …

  3. Klaus Barbie | Nazi leader | Britannica

    WebKlaus Barbie, byname Butcher of Lyon, (born Oct. 25, 1913, Bad Godesberg, Ger.—died Sept. 25, 1991, Lyon, France), Nazi leader, head of the Gestapo in Lyon from 1942 to 1944, who was held responsible for the death of some 4,000 persons and the deportation of …

  4. Klaus Barbie: women testify of torture at his hands

    WebBarbie, 73, is on trial in Lyon, accused of torturing Jews and members of the French Resistance and deporting them to Nazi death camps. But he did not hear their testimony because he has refused to attend the courtroom sessions since the second day of the trial, as he may do under French law.

  5. "Butcher of Lyon,” former Nazi Gestapo chief, charged with ... - HISTORY

    WebFeb 9, 2010 · Klaus Barbie, the former Nazi Gestapo chief of German-occupied Lyon, France, goes on trial in Lyon more than four decades after the end of World War II. He was charged with 177 crimes against...


    WebSep 26, 1991 · Klaus Barbie, 77, the former Gestapo official who evaded justice for four decades before being condemned to life in prison four years ago for crimes against humanity, has died of cancer in a...

  7. The Notorious Klaus Barbie: The Butcher Of Lyon - warhistoryonline

    WebSep 20, 2017 · Born on October 25, 1913, Klaus (born Nikolaus Barbie) grew up in Godesburg, today a part of Bonn. His father returned from WWI a disillusioned abusive alcoholic with a hatred of the French. At age 10 Barbie was sent to boarding school where he was grateful to be away from his violent father.

  8. Trial of Nazi Criminal Klaus Barbie - Jewish Virtual Library

    WebKlaus Barbie did not just limit his activities to shootings and deportations. What made Barbie such an effective Gestapo officer, and what made people afraid to try to assassinate him for fear they would miss, was his use of torture. Most people who were tortured by Barbie had similar experiences.

  9. Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyon! - The German Occupation of …

    WebOn the 3 July 1987 Klaus Barbie was sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity. Nine jurors and three judges found Barbie – known as the “Butcher of Lyons” – guilty of the 341 separate charges that were brought against him at the court in Lyon.

  10. Klaus Barbie — Wikipédia

    WebNikolaus « Klaus » Barbie naît le 25 octobre 1913 à Godesberg (actuelle Bad Godesberg, en Allemagne ), une petite ville proche du Rhin, au sud de Bonn 1 . La famille Barbie est originaire de Merzig, dans la Sarre près de la frontière française, où elle réside depuis la Révolution française 1. Selon Klaus Barbie lui-même, ses ...