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Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht

Schacht, Hjalmar Horace Greeley (1877–1970), German financier and banker. He helped halt post-World War I inflation in Germany and was finance minister (1934–37) and Reichsbank president (1923–30; 1933–39). Conflict with Goering and Hitler led to imprisonment in a concentration camp. He was acquitted at the Nuremberg Trials (1946).

See also: Germany.

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