Additional Information

The Dachau Trials are a complex topic in legal history. In addition to various groups of actors, trials and crime complexes, the topic is characterized by special legal terminology.

On this page we try to provide you with supplementary information on the Dachau Trials, introduce acting persons as well as exhibits used in the exhibition and explain important terms.


Here you will find biographical information on individual defendants, witnesses to the Dachau Trials, jurists in various trial roles and other individuals relevant to the special exhibition.




Trial participants

Other biographies from the exhibition


For a better understanding of the special exhibition we offer here short explanations for technical and foreign words:


Under this heading you will find additional background information on individual objects shown in the special exhibition: