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- Eugenics : The general name for a series of ostensibly scientific claims about inheritance among humans, which sought to eliminate traits, such as "imbecility" or criminal behavior, by selective sterilization, regulation of family size, and restrictions on who could marry whom.
- Adolf Hitler : (1889–1945) Politician in Germany; became 1921 Nazi Party leader, 1933 Reichskanzler (Chancellor), then 1934 as der Führer dictator before and during World War II.
- Houston Stewart Chamberlain : (1855-1927) British-born writer who developed many of the foundations for the Nazi race and biological ideology; major influence on Adolf Hitler
- Alfred Rosenberg : Early Nazi Party member and philopsopher, later Minister for the occupied territories on the Eastern Front; tried and executed by the International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg)
- Julius Streicher : Early member of the Nazi Party, who published an extremely anti-Semitic newspaper; Gauleiter of Franconia (1929-1940); removed for corruption; While he was not in the war planning circles, he was executed for his participation in incitement to genocide
- Ernst Rudin : German psychiatrist and eugenicist, influential in Nazi race and biological ideology and academic medicine, who helped draft the original mandatory sterilization laws
- Otmar von Verscheur : Professor at the Kaiser William Institute of Anthropology, Human Genetics, and Eugenics, who was part of the development of Nazi race and biological ideology; he was one of Josef Mengele's teachers and directed his experiments and Auschwitz Concentration Camp
- RuSHA : Main Race and Settlement Office (Rasse-und Siedlungshauptamt), part of the RSHA of the SS; responsible both for development of implementation policy for Nazi race and biological ideology and examining individuals to determine their Nazi racial classification; the focus of the RuSHA Case of the Nuremberg Military Tribunals, which also judged three related organizations
- RuSHA Case (NMT) : October 1947-March 1948 trial of leaders of four organizations, including the RuSHA proper,which developed the Nazi race and biological ideology and plans for its implementation by other organizations
- Race : A categorization of people according to specific physical attributes: most commonly, these are skin colour, facial characteristics and sometimes hair type.