Definition of Himmler, Heinrich in US English:

Himmler, Heinrich

proper noun

  • (1900–45), German leader; chief of the SS (Nazi special police force) 1929–45 and of the Gestapo 1936–45. He established and oversaw the systematic genocide of over 6,000,000 Jews and other disfavored groups between 1941 and 1945. Captured by British forces in 1945, he committed suicide.


Himmler, Heinrich