Albert Speer’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 19, 1905

Death Date

Sep 1, 1981

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death

Stroke

Place of Death

Sep 1, 1981

Profession

Architect

The architect Albert Speer died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The Third Reich’s chief architect who also served as Minister of Armaments and War Production for the Third Reich. He was responsible for the Reich Chancellery, Nuremberg’s Zeppelinfeld stadium, and the Berlin reconstruction plan.

He was the middle child in a family of three sons born to the wealthy Albert and Luis Speer. By some accounts, his home was not known for being loving and warm. He married Margarete Weber in 1927.

Quotes

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“All sensible Army people turned gas warfare down as being utterly insane since, in view of your superiority in the air, it would not be long before it would bring the most terrible catastrophe upon German cities, which were completely unprotected.” (Albert Speer)

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“Cases of sickness made up a very small percentage which in my opinion was normal. However, propaganda pamphlets dropped from aircraft were telling the workers to feign illness, and detailed instructions were given to them on how to do it.” (Albert Speer)

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“I was not a member of the SS.” (Albert Speer)

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“I would rather not tell you here things which every German has at heart.” (Albert Speer)

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“In all my activities as Armament Minister I never once visited a labor camp, and cannot, therefore, give any information about them.” (Albert Speer)