Ilse Koch

Ilse Koch
1906 - 1967

Ilse Koch  German Military


Ilse Koch (née Margarete Ilse Köhler; 22 September 1906 – 1 September 1967) was the wife of Karl-Otto Koch, commandant of the Nazi concentration camps Buchenwald (1937–1941) and Majdanek (1941–1943). In 1947, she became one of the first prominent Naz...

First Name Ilse
Last Name Koch
Maiden Name Köhler
Full Name at Birth Ilse Köhler
Alternative Name Butcher Widow, Beast of Buchenwald, Bitch of Buchenwald, Red Witch of Buchenwald
Age 60 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd September, 1906
Birthplace Dresden,Kingdom of Saxony (Germany)
Died 1st September, 1967
Place of Death Aichach Prison, Dachau, Germany
Cause of Death Suicide by hanging
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Red
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality German
Occupation Text Chief Over-seer at Buchenwald and Majdanek concentration camps, wife of Commander Karl Otto Koch
Occupation Military
Claim to Fame Female War criminal
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