Erik Hanussen

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Template:Wikipedie Erik Jan Hanussen (June 2, 1889 - 1933) was born Herschel Steinschneider in Austria. He was a clairvoyant, mentalist, occultist, and astrologer, active in Nazi Germany. He converted from his family's Jewish faith to Protestant, became a Nazi.

Legends abound about meetings between Hanussen and Adolf Hitler, including a meeting between the two just before the German election, November 1932, during which Hanussen taught Hitler secret crowd control techniques with the utilization of gesture.

Movies

  • Hanussen (1955), played by O. W. Fischer
  • Hanussen (1988), played by Klaus Maria Brandauer, director Istvan Szabo
  • Invincible (2001), Hanussen is played by Tim Roth, director Werner Herzog
  • Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005), played by Toshio Furukawa.
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