Last surviving Nuremberg trial prosecutor dies at 103

 

April 14, 2023

Benjamin ("Ben") Ferencz

(JNS) - Benjamin ("Ben") Ferencz, the last surviving prosecutor from the Nuremberg trials, passed away on April 7 at the age of 103.

According to The New York Times, he died at an assisted-living facility in Boynton Beach, Fla.

A Harvard-educated New York lawyer, Ferencz was only 27 when he secured the convictions of German officers in 1947 at Nuremberg, where prominent Nazi representatives from the political, military and economic spheres were put on trial.

Ferencz was put in charge of the Einsatzgruppen case, in which 22 Nazis, including six generals, organized and directed roving SS extermi...



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