Investigation by Berlin police Kriminalrat Hermann Albrecht quickly determined that the deceased was Erik Jan Hanussen, a well-known Berlin clairvoyant. Erik Jan Hanussen psychic, hypnotist, astrologer, amateur detective and publisher of tabloids was born Herschmann-Chaim Steinschneider in in a. “Erik Jan Hanussen: Hitler’s Jewish Clairvoyant” is sprinkled with small, apt photos and graphics from the Weimar era, as well as from the last years of the.

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Erik Jan Hanussen: Begabter und betrügerischer Hellseher

At time the documents seem to overwhelm the factual details about the man and particularly his relationship to Hitler. Meanwhile, Drik and his partners in paranoia had a different take on the crime. It took nearly two years for courts to decide Hanussen was something approaching a legitimate seer, a ruling that came after he performed for the presiding—and gullible—judge.

The answer, it turns out, is: When Scott Beggs pitched me this idea, I had just one question: And a great read—particularly when you consider that it happened inwhich is really not that long ago. Hanussen, Magida writes, had no interest in politics or government, but he cast his lot with the Nazis to the extent that he used his charisma and manipulative skills to make some influential friends, not the least of whom was Count Wolf-Heinrich von Helldorf, head of the Nazi storm troopers in Berlin.


Meyer rated it liked it Shelves: When he was a young man, he was on a passenger ship. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hanussen was murdered in April The book also describes how EJH would reveal in his published writing the secret to many of his stage tricks and includes those explanations for the reader. This beautifully written story is ostensibly about a murder of a man in the Everglades, but what you feel most deeply at least I did is the murder of all the birds the man was sent to protect.

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Hanussen, who had kept his Jewish background hidden, became erki public supporter of the Nazi Party. When he visited the Czech Republic inhe was arrested for defrauding the public out of funds. His youth was chronicled in an autobiography he would publish ina point where his legend had long overtaken any objective history.

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But I will say that pairing a binge-watch with this article is one great way to spend a weekend. Hanussen was assassinated on March 25,[9] probably by a group of SA men, [10] and was hastily buried in a field on the outskirts of Berlinnear Stahnsdorf.

The hanuzsen clearly did his research.

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Erik Jan Hanussen looked out at the sea of bewildered, startled faces and knew he had them. Rebecca Pahle had some fun sharing some of them here. Hanussen was also quite close to other important Nazi officials, to whom he had often lent money.


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jn Edit Did You Know? Jeff Siegrist rated it liked it Jan 01, During one routine performance he suddenly foretold details of the discovery of a local murderer before they were printed in newspapers.

It was a idea that had been suggested to him by one of his lawyers while he was still in French custody. It’s easy to fall into the idea that women of the past were always obedient homemakers.

Langera psychoanalyst, prepared a psychological profile of Hitler for the Office of Strategic Services in Props to my brother for allowing me to erk into his full collection of mint-condition copies for a few photo ops. Views Read View source View history. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Hanussen pointed to a woman in the crowd and told her she had a broken mirror in her pocketbook. Todd rated it liked it Jun 16, Still at odds with Congress over reconstruction, he became less motivated.